SF-94FED6: Roman coin: copper-alloy nummus struck for Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-94FED6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus struck for Constantine II as Caesar, dating to c. AD 320-321. Reece period 16, mint of London. Reverse; VIRTVS EXERCIT, two captives seated, bound at base of trophy. As RIC vol. VII, p. 109, no. 184.

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 320
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.53 g
Diameter: 19.33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 3rd March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Two captives seated, bound at base of trophy
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS EX[ERCIT]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: -//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Worlingworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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