HESH-FA1DA6: Roman: house of Constantine nummmus

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-FA1DA6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 306 - 363), dating to the period AD 330-340 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS reverse type depicting Victory left on a prow holding shield and sceptre. Mint uncertain.

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 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 12.84 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emily Freeman
Identified by: Miss Emily Freeman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Shropshire Museum Service Object Entry: E. 00858

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Probably helmeted head of Constantinopolis facing left.
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]

Reverse description: Possibly Victory on prow with sceptre and shield.

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Credenhill

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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