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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-5B70A7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A contemporary copy of a copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine - CONSTANTINOPOLIS / Victory on Prow - dating to AD 330-40 (Reece Period 17). Prototype Mint probably Lyon. RIC VII, p. 138, cf. no. 241 passim.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.03 g
Diameter: 14.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2015 - Saturday 31st October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: 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: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: (CONSTAN - TINOPOLIS)

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow, holding spear and shield
Reverse inscription: -

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: - // (blundered PLG?)
Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 138, cf. no. 241 passim

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Haversham-cum-Little Linford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8244
Four figure Latitude: 52.08828534
Four figure longitude: -0.80461686
1:25K map: SP8244
1:10K map: SP84SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: About one year ago
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