CORN-9B2500: nummus of House of Constantine (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-9B2500

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

Copper alloy nummus of House of Constantine, c.AD 319-320, Reece Period 16, VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP type reverse, PLN in exergue so London mint. Cf.RIC Vol.VII, p.108, nos.170-3, 175-6.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 319
Date to: Circa AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.15 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 11th October 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: helmeted bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: two Victories standing holding wreath over altar which is inscribed VOT PR
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP] // PLN

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: West Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Brentor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX4780
Four figure Latitude: 50.5996139
Four figure longitude: -4.1632751
1:25K map: SX4780
1:10K map: SX40NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found while walking the dog on a public right of way.
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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