LVPL-9221D7: Roman nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-9221D7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine: CONSTANTINOPOLIS. Reverse: Victory standing left on prow, holding sceptre and shield. In exergue: PLA.

Reece period 17. AD330-340. London mint.

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: 2.4 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Monday 13th March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted, draped and curiassed bust left with staff.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow, holding sceptre and shield

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: PLA
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Washingborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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