NLM-B0F4AD: Roman Coin: Nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B0F4AD

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Nummus of House of Constantine; possibly Virtus Augg issue of 337-340, Reece period 17. The grey tint may indicate an unusually high proportion of silver in the metal mix.

Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: [--]IVLIA[--]

Reverse description: Genius left: robed figure standing left with vertically striped robe, pointed hat or helmet, transverse spear/sceptre and right hand outstretched.

Reverse inscription: A D V

In exergue: TRP.

Diameter: 15.6mm, Weight: 1.63gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 337
Date to: Exactly AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.63 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th October 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34977

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: [--]IVLIA[--]

Reverse description: possibly Virtus left: robed figure standing left with vertically striped robe, pointed hat or helmet, transverse spear/sceptre and right hand outstretched.
Reverse inscription: A D V

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGG NN
Reverse mint mark: in exergue: TRP.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wetwang

Spatial coordinates


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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