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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-4E6B35

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A heavily worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 330-340 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS reverse type depicting Victory left on prow holding shield and sceptre. Probably mint of Lyon. Diameter 16.8, Mass 0.91g

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: 0.91 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd July 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 514

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory left on prow holding shield and sceptre

Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: []//[...]LG[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Clayton with Frickley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4708
Four figure Latitude: 53.56651401
Four figure longitude: -1.29182471
1:25K map: SE4708
1:10K map: SE40NE
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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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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