LEIC-261936: Late Roman copper alloy nummus

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Unique ID: LEIC-261936

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of Constans, reverse type VICTORIAE DD AVGGQQNN, Trier mint mark, 343-48.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 343
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2015 - Monday 31st August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: right facing diademed bust
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANS PF AVG]

Reverse description: two victories holding up two wreaths
Reverse inscription: VIC[TORIAEDDAVGGQNN]

Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: TRP
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Upper Broughton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6525
Four figure Latitude: 52.81862795
Four figure longitude: -1.03694135
1:25K map: SK6525
1:10K map: SK62NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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