WILT-8EABA9: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-8EABA9

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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 323-324 (Reece Period 16), SARMATIA DEVICTA reverse type depicting Victory going right treading on captive. Mint of Lyon. RIC Vol VII Page 135 No 223.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 323
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.67 g
Diameter: 19.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th January 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Claire Goodey
Identified by: Mrs Claire Goodey

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM4368

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing 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: C/-//.PLG crescent
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Sixpenny Handley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9816
Four figure Latitude: 50.94343573
Four figure longitude: -2.02983913
1:25K map: ST9816
1:10K map: ST91NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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