NARC-CB3FE4: NARC-CB3FE4 : Nummus : Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-CB3FE4

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A complete copper alloy Nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 307-318. Reece Period 15. Reverse type MARTI CONSERVATORI, depicting Mars in military dress with spear and shield. Mint of Trier.

Diameter: 17.79mm, Thickness: 1.91mm, Weight: 2.7g

As RIC VI, p. 217, no. 774

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.91 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 17.79 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Laureate bust of Constantine, draped and cuirassed, right, seen from rear
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Nude Mars standing right, holding reversed spear in right hand and with left hand is resting shield on ground
Reverse inscription: MARTI PATRI CONSERVATORI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: MARTI CONSERVATORI
Reverse mint mark: //PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 6 774

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Wellingborough (District)
Parish or ward: Irchester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9266
Four figure Latitude: 52.28445016
Four figure longitude: -0.65274437
1:25K map: SP9266
1:10K map: SP96NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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