BH-955F95: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-955F95

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

A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 347 to 348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN reverse type depicting two Victories with wreaths. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd January 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Victories with wreaths
Reverse inscription: [....]

Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ashwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2640
Four figure Latitude: 52.04408456
Four figure longitude: -0.16420244
1:25K map: TL2640
1:10K map: TL24SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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