KENT-C3D621: KENT-C3D621 Roman coin obverse

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Unique ID: KENT-C3D621

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus. Posthumous issue in the name of Constantius I (father of Constantine the Great), datable to about AD 307-310. 'DIVO CONSTANTIO PIO' inscription uses the Latin dative case, meaning 'To the Divine Constantius'.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 310

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.11 mm
Weight: 1.84 g
Diameter: 17.04 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Richardson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Richardson

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: Constantius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust of Emperor right
Obverse inscription: [DIVO CONS]TANTIO PI[O]

Reverse description: Altar, eagle on each side
Reverse inscription: [MEMORIA FELIX]

Reverse mint mark: //[ ?P ?T R ]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
To be known as: Sheldwich

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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