NLM-74A6EF: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-74A6EF

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus, probably of Constantine II (317-340), probably aCaesarum Nostrorum issue of 321-324, Reece period 16

Obverse description: Youthful bust diademed left, draped and possibly cuirassed.

Obverse inscription: probably CONSTANTINVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing vow: probably VOT / X.

Reverse inscription: [CAESARVM NOSTRORVM]

Diameter: 17.4mm, Weight: 1.72gms, die axis: probably 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 321
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.72 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 19th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM37750

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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Youthful bust diademed left, draped and possibly cuirassed
Obverse inscription: probably CONSTANTINVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing vow: probably VOT / X.
Reverse inscription: [CAESARVM NOSTRORVM]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Scawby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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