LVPL-CCFA83: Roman nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-CCFA83

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, (AD 307-337).

Reverse: SARMATIA DEVICTA; Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm, pushing captive to right.

Reece period 16,

RIC VII, p262, no. 257.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 322
Date to: Circa AD 325

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm, pushing captive to right.
Reverse inscription: SARMATIA DEVICTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SARMATIA DEVICTA
Reverse mint mark: S*AR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Washingborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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