HAMP-455DA7: Roman coin : nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-455DA7

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A Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-37), ADVENTVS AVG reverse type depicting Prince riding left, right hand raised, left hand holding up spear, on horse pawing seated captive to left. Mint of London, dating to AD mid-310 - late 312.
Reference: RIC volume VI, p.135, no.142.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 312

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.35 g
Diameter: 22.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 616

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Prince riding left, right hand raised, left hand holding up spear, on horse pawing seated captive to left.
Reverse inscription: [ADVEN-]TVS AVG N

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: ADVENTVS AVG N
Reverse mint mark: - * // PLN
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 6 142

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Arrington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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