IOW-420D73: Nummus of the House of Constantine, probably Constantine II

Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-420D73

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Nummus of The House of Constantine, probably Constantine II. Diameter 16mm. Weight 1.76g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: AD 337
Date to: AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.76 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Malcolm Lyne
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2004-94.7

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust laureate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS[?MAXAVG

Reverse description: Two helmeted soldiers facing; each holds an inverted spear and rests on a shield. Between them 1 standard
Reverse inscription: [GLORIAEXERCITVS]

Reverse mint mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shorwell Parish

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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