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COIN

Unique ID: SF-8F67DA

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A corroded copper-alloy nummus struck for Constans (AD 337-350) dating to c. AD 337-340. Reece period 17. Reverse: VIRTVS AVGG NN, Virtus standing left, head right, holding spear and leaning on shield. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.46 g
Diameter: 14.47 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 12th January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed (?) bust right
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CON[STANS AVG]

Reverse description: Virtus standing left, head right, holding spear and leaning on shield
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS [AVGG NN]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGG NN
Reverse mint mark: -//TRP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lidgate

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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