PUBLIC-E1F0E8: PUBLIC-E1F0E8

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-E1F0E8

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A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 206-364). Dating to the period c. AD 330-340 (Reece Period 17). Victory on Prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS] reverse type depicting Victory standing left on prow, holding sceptre and shield. Mint: Reads as London, however this reverse type was not struck at London. Reverse inscription reads CONTANTINOPOL, the IS was not stamped possibly due to the coin being too small.

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
Thickness: 1.33 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 12.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 16th January 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Kennard
Identified by: Ms Julie Kennard

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 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laurete, helmeted bust left, wearing imperial cloak with reversed spear
Obverse inscription: CONSTA[N]-TINOPOL

Reverse description: Victory left on prow holding shield and sceptre

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: //PLG
Status: Contemporary copy
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 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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