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COIN

Unique ID: SF-E9990E

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

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constans, c.337-340 AD. Reverse: VIRTVS AVGG NN, Virtus standing left holding spear and shield. Mint: Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 16.23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CONSTANS AVG

Reverse description: Virtus standing left holding spear and shield
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVGG NN

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGG NN
Reverse mint mark: -//[]TR[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: Friday 3rd October 2014
Updated: Friday 3rd October 2014

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