BM-177CC4: Roman coin : half nummus of Constantine I, MARTI CONSERV (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-177CC4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus fraction (half-nummus) of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to c. AD 310-11 (Reece Period 15), MARTI CONSERV, Mars standing right with spear and shield. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 227, no. 897.

Notes:

MARTI CONSERV half

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 311

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2014 - Sunday 30th November 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

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 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Mars standing right, holding reversed spear and shield on ground
Reverse inscription: MARTI-CONSERV

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: MARTI CONSERV
Reverse mint mark: - -//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 227, no. 897

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Long Bredy

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 6 months ago

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