WILT-BADC05: Coin: Roman nummus, House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-BADC05

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II dating to the year AD 317 (Reece period 15). CLARITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type Sol with radiate crown, standing left, raising right hand, holding a globe low in the left hand, turned inwards. Mint of Trier. RIC Vol VII p. 175 no. 148var. Var = obverse legend.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 317
Date to: Exactly AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.85 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4997
Museum accession number: 2017,4055.1

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
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Right facing bust, wreath, draped and cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB CAES

Reverse description: Sol with radiate crown, standing left, raising right hand, holding a globe low in the left hand, turned inwards.
Reverse inscription: CLARITAS REPVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: CLARITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: T/F//BTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Woodford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1134
Four figure Latitude: 51.10519584
Four figure longitude: -1.84426386
1:25K map: SU1134
1:10K map: SU13SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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