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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-683BD3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A commemorative issue nummus of Constantinopolis dating to the period AD 330-335. The obverse shows a helmeted bust of Constantinopolis wearing the imperial mantle and holding a sceptre with the inscription: Constantinopolis. The reverse shows Victory standing to the right, foot on prow, holding a sceptre and leaning on a shield; in ex., TRP.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.42 mm
Weight: 1.45 g
Diameter: 15.83 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th October 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Saffon Walden & District Metal Detecting Club
Museum accession number: None

Materials and construction

Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis, wearing imperial mantle and holding sceptre.
Obverse inscription: Constantinopolis

Reverse description: Victory standing to right, foot on prow, holding sceptre and leaning on shield; in ex., TRP.

Reverse mint mark: TRP.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Castle Camps (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6242
Four figure Latitude: 52.052709
Four figure longitude: 0.361233
1:25K map: TL6242
1:10K map: TL64SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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