LVPL-55E9BD: Roman nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-55E9BD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, (AD 307-337), AD 307-308 (Reece Period 15). Reverse: MARTI PATRI PROPVGNATORI; Mars advancing right holding spear and shield. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 218, no. 777.

Notes:

This coin was found in close association with LVPL-5601D8.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 308

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 24.13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CON[STANTINVS P F AV]G

Reverse description: Mars advancing right holding spear and shield.
Reverse inscription: [MA]RTI PATRI PROPV[GNATORI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: MARTI PATRI PROPVG
Reverse mint mark: S A//[PTR]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bickley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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