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COIN

Unique ID: SF-CC9D63

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 330-5 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS obverse, depicting Victory on the prow of a ship on the reverse. Minted in Arles or Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.86 mm
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 13.53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st December 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Arles or Lyons (Valentinianic, 364-75)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left on the prow of a ship

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: wreath/-//-
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Wenhaston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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