DENO-821F47: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-821F47

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (AD 317-340) dating to AD 320 (Peece Period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type depicting standard inscribed VOT / XX with captive seated on ground on either side. Mint of Trier. RIC VII, p. 186, no. 257.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 320
Date to: Exactly AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.58 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2007 - Saturday 31st May 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Roumpini-Ioanna Charami
Identified by: Miss Roumpini-Ioanna Charami

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8160

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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust, draped and cuirassed, left.
Obverse inscription: CON[STANT]INVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Standard inscribed VOT / XX with captive seated on ground on either side.
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS EX]ERCIT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: * -//STR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII Trier no. 257

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Isley cum Langley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4124
Four figure Latitude: 52.81199326
Four figure longitude: -1.39316158
1:25K map: SK4124
1:10K map: SK42SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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