WILT-B663FC: Roman Nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B663FC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 337-341 (Reece period 17). VIRTVS AVGG NN reverse type, depicting the Emperor standing right, facing left and holding a spear and a shield. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 337
Date to: Exactly AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 13.76 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Nina Dierks
Identified by: Ms Nina Dierks

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5256

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: The Emperor standing right, facing left and holding a spear and a shield.
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS AVGG NN]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGG NN
Reverse mint mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Crudwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9691
Four figure Latitude: 51.61780978
Four figure longitude: -2.05917004
1:25K map: ST9691
1:10K map: ST99SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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