BH-ADEE92: Roman nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: BH-ADEE92

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy nummus, probably a contemporary copy, of the House of Constantine dating to the period 330 to 348 (Reece period 17). VIRTVS AVGG NN reverse type depicting soldier standing holding spear and shield. Unclear mint.

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: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Wednesday 1st February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Soldier standing holding spear and shield
Reverse inscription: VIR[TVS AVGG] NN

Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGG NN
Reverse mint mark: -//PRS
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Kelshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3237
Four figure Latitude: 52.01573301
Four figure longitude: -0.07792469
1:25K map: TL3237
1:10K map: TL33NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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