FAKL-4CA7C2: Roman coin, nummus of the House of Costantine

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Unique ID: FAKL-4CA7C2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin, corroded with much loss of surface but indications of a helmeted bust, right, suggest that it was a nummus of 'Urbs Roma' or 'Constantinopolis' type. Reece 17, AD330-340. Diameter 12.6mm, Mass 0.70g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 12.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 915

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: Helmeted bust, right
Obverse inscription: -

Reverse description: -
Reverse inscription: -

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Thorpe Audlin (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4816
Four figure Latitude: 53.63832398
Four figure longitude: -1.27549822
1:25K map: SE4816
1:10K map: SE41NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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