BM-5AD8B3: Roman coin : copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine, CONSTANTINOPOLIS (obverse)

Rights Holder: Vincent Drost
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COIN

Unique ID: BM-5AD8B3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-61), dating to c. AD 330-7 (Reece Period 17), Victory left on prow (CONSTANTINOPOLIS). Prototype from Mint of Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Friday 31st October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: RH 14/0838

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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left with sceptre
Obverse inscription: CON[...]

Reverse description: Victory left on prow, holding spear and shield

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: - -//[ ]PLG
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Godmanchester area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 4 years ago

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