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

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COIN

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

Chronology

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

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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

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Audit data

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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