WILT-F890F4: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-F890F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330-335 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS, reverse type depicting a Victory on prow. Uncertain mint. This coin is a mule as the obverse depicts a male bust facing right.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

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
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 11.59 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5031

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Right facing bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory on prow
Reverse inscription: [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Broad Chalke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0223
Four figure Latitude: 51.00638245
Four figure longitude: -1.97286895
1:25K map: SU0223
1:10K map: SU02SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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