PUBLIC-52B338: Constantine AE4

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-52B338

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period AD 310-313 (Reece period 15). MARTI CONSERVATORI reverse type depicting a Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Mars right. Mint of Trier. As RIC VII, p. 227, no. 881.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.25 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 23.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Mars right
Reverse inscription: MARTI CONSERVATORI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sandwich

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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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