BUC-F97336: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-F97336

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337) dating to AD 320-1, Reece Period 16. VITRVS EXERCIT reverse type depicting two captives seated under standard inscribed VOT XX. Mint of London. RIC VII, page 109, number 191.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.71 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 22nd September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4562

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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: Londinium
Obverse description: Helmeted bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN/TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Two captives seated under a standard inscribed VOT/XX
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII page 109, number 191.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7320
Four figure Latitude: 51.87380342
Four figure longitude: -0.94104536
1:25K map: SP7320
1:10K map: SP72SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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