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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-8894E6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Helena (AD 324-341), dating to the period c. AD 337-340 (Reece Period 17). PAX PVBLICA reverse type depicting Pax standing left holding transverse sceptre and branch. Mint: Trier. As: RIC Vol VIII, page 144, No. 90

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 14.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 16th January 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Julie Kennard
Identified by: Ms Julie Kennard

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: Helena
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Draped bust right with hair elaborately dressed
Obverse inscription: [FL IVL HE-LANAE AVG]

Reverse description: Pax standing left with transverse sceptre and branch
Reverse inscription: [PA-X PV-BLICA]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: PAX PVBLICA [Helena]
Reverse mint mark: -// [ ]RP [branch]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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