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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-8C5C42

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

A nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 320-321 (Reece period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type depicts two captives seated back-to-back against a standard. Mint of London.

Notes:

This find was recorded at a rally and therefore the identification and photograph may not be of our usual standard.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 320
Date to: Exactly AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 18th September 2015 - Sunday 20th September 2015

Rally details.

This object was found at Danebury Midweek Searchers Rally 18-20 Sept 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 118

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]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: A radiate, curiassed bust facing left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANT-INVS-AVG

Reverse description: Two captives seated back-to-back against a standard
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: //PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Nether Wallop (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3137
Four figure Latitude: 51.13144249
Four figure longitude: -1.55835116
1:25K map: SU3137
1:10K map: SU33NW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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