NLM-2A8C42: Roman Coin: Nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2A8C42

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy Coin. Nummus of House of Constantine (306-361), Constantinopolis commemorative issue of 330-340, Reece period 17.

Obverse description: Constantinopolis helmeted left.

Obverse inscription: [CONSTANT I]N[OPOLIS]

Reverse description: [Victory advancing left on prow]

Diameter: 16.7mm, Weight: 1.36gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM25124

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Constantinopolis helmeted left
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANT I]N[OPOLIS]

Reverse description: [Victory advancing left on prow]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left, hdg wreath and palm [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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