LEIC-3F6FBC: Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I

Rights Holder: Leicestershire County Council
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: LEIC-3F6FBC

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman Copper alloy nummus (half deomination) of Constantine I as Caesar (AD 306-7), dating to AD 307 (Reece Period 15)
Mint of Trier.
Obv. FL VAL CONSTANTINVS N C; Laureate and cuirassed right
Rev. PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS; prince standing facing, head left, holding two vertical standards
Mintmark: S (A) // (S)TR
RIC VI, p. 213, no. 743

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.12 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: FL VAL CONSTANTINVS N C

Reverse description: prince standing facing, head left, holding two vertical standards
Reverse inscription: PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: PRINCIPI IVVENTVTIS
Reverse mint mark: S (A) // (S)TR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Knapwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3360
Four figure Latitude: 52.22215748
Four figure longitude: -0.05438244
1:25K map: TL3360
1:10K map: TL36SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: GLO-F6C881
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (306-337) dated to AD 307 AD (Reece 15) laureate cuirassed bust right FL VAL CONSTANTINVS NOB C / Cons…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: GLO-3FC730
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, as Caesar. Date 306-307 AD. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 210, no. 694. Diameter 29mm, thickness 1.2mm, …
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: NLM-CDEAB7
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Copper alloy Nummus of Constantine I (306-337), dating to AD 307 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 21…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.