LVPL-E3E82C: Roman Coin: Nummus of the house of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-E3E82C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the house of Constantine dating to the period AD 333 to 334 (Reece Period 17). Reverse type VICTORIA AVG Victory standing left on prow. The mint is Trier.

The diameter is 18mm, and the weight is 1.20g.

Obverse inscription is CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS and the reverse inscription is illegible.

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
Date from: Exactly AD 333
Date to: Exactly AD 334

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 15th July 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left with sceptre over shoulder
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow (exergue TRP)

Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: West Lancashire (District)
To be known as: Lathom

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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