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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-330FCC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-37), dating to AD 329 (Reece Period 16), VIRTVS AVGG, Camp-gate with four turrets, but no doors. Mint of Arles. RIC VII, p. 270, no. 337. The coin's diameter is 19.90mm at its largest and is 17.00mm at its smallest. The coin is 1.89mm thick and weighs 1.94g. It has a green patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 329
Date to: Exactly AD 329

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.89 mm
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 26th August 2016 - Friday 26th August 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Paul Fowler
Identified by: Mr Paul Fowler
Secondary identifier: 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: Constantine I
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Obverse description: Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Camp-gate with no doors, and four turrets; star above
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVGG

Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGG
Reverse mint mark: T F // PCONST
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 270, no. 337

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Pontefract South (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4620
Four figure Latitude: 53.67445317
Four figure longitude: -1.30515402
1:25K map: SE4620
1:10K map: SE42SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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

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

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