FASAM-AC22C2: Roman Coin: copy of a CONSTANTINOPOLIS nummus obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-AC22C2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine - CONSTANTINOPOLIS, Victory standing left - dating to c. AD 330-40 (Reece Period 17). Based on a prototype from Lyon. RIC VII, p. 138, cf. no. 241.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.94 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: (CONSTANTINOPOLIS)

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow holding spear and shield
Reverse inscription: -

Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: - // PL(G)
Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 138, cf. no. 241

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Haversham-cum-Little Linford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8343
Four figure Latitude: 52.07914794
Four figure longitude: -0.79026831
1:25K map: SP8343
1:10K map: SP84SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: FASAM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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