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COIN

Unique ID: SF-AB72F9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy nummus struck for Constantine II, dating to c. AD 320-321. Reece period 16, mint of London. Reverse; VIRTVS EXERCIT, two captives bound at foot of standard inscribed 'VOT XX' in two lines. As RIC vol. VII, p. 110, no. 198.

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: 2.76 g
Diameter: 18.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th 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: Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-[NVS IVN N C]

Reverse description: Two captives bound at base of trophy inscribed 'VOT XX' in two lines
Reverse inscription: VIR[TVS EXERCIT]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

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 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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