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Unique ID: KENT-94EAA5

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A worn and slightly abraded copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period c.AD 330-331 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS reverse type depicting Victory left on prow holding shield and sceptre. Mint of Trier. As RIC VII, p. 215, no. 530.

Measurements: 17.6mm in diameter, 1.53mm thick and 1.54g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.53 mm
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted, cuirassed bust left, with spear over shoulder
Obverse inscription: CO[NSTAN]-TINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory left on prow holding shield and sceptre

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: -//[T]RS•
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 215, no. 530

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Wingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2359
Four figure Latitude: 51.28645736
Four figure longitude: 1.1966269
1:25K map: TR2359
1:10K map: TR25NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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