WILT-74156E: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: WILT-74156E

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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 318-324 (Reece period 16) VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP Reverse type depicting two Victories holding a wreath encircling VOT PR over an altar. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.63 mm
Weight: 1.59 g
Diameter: 17.73 mm

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Recorded by: Ms Rebecca Venn
Identified by: Ms Rebecca Venn

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2014-09

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust facing right in a high-crested helmet.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: Two victories facing and holding a wreath incscribed with VOT PR above an altar.
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Devizes

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 5 years ago
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