HAMP-971C45: Roman coin : nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-971C45

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-37), MARTI CONSERVATORI reverse depicting Mars standing right, right hand holding spear, left supporting shield. Mint uncertain, dating to AD 310-16 (Reece period 15). There is recent damage to the obverse, obscuring decoration to the bust.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 316

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 28th October 2017 - Saturday 28th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 618

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate (possibly draped and/ or cuirassed) bust right.
Obverse inscription: CON[...]

Reverse description: Mars standing right, right hand holding spear, left supporting shield.
Reverse inscription: MARTI CON-S[ERVATORI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: MARTI CONSERVATORI
Status: Regular

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: Shrewton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0743
Four figure Latitude: 51.18618583
Four figure longitude: -1.90122401
1:25K map: SU0743
1:10K map: SU04SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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