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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-06A507

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

A fourth century Roman coin, Constantine 1. c. AD 307 - 337. The obverse shows a helmeted and cuirassed bust facing to the right. The reverse show two Victories on which is resting a shield, inscribed 'VOT PR, on alter PLN in ex' (London).

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 307
Date to: AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.19 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 17.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th September 2004

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finds Identification Day , Norris Museum St Ives .
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)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed, bust to right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINUS MAX AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories resting shield, inscribed VOT PR, on altar
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP VOT | PR

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -- || PLN
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Stretham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5171
Four figure Latitude: 52.316341
Four figure longitude: 0.213845
1:25K map: TL5171
1:10K map: TL57SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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