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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-EE1712

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fourth century Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, c. AD 330 - 335 AD. This was a commemorative issue for Constantinople. The obverse shows a helmeted bust of Constantinopolis, bust to left with the inscription CONSTANTINOPOLIS. The reverse shows Victory standing left, foot on prow, holding a sceptre and leaning on a shield. In ex .PLG

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.79 mm
Weight: 2.02 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th September 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Saffon Walden & District Metal Detecting Club
Museum accession number: None

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Helmeted bust to left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left, foot on prow, holding sceptre and leaning on shield. in ex .PLG
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -- || .PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
Parish or ward: Stebbing (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6525
Four figure Latitude: 51.899117
Four figure longitude: 0.396779
1:25K map: TL6525
1:10K map: TL62NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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