YORYM-73470F: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-73470F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II dating to the period AD 347 - 348 (Reece Period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN reverse type depicting Two Victories standing facing each other holding wreaths and palms. Mint of Lyon.

RIC VIII, p.181, no.52.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05689

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI[------]

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing each other holding wreaths and palms
Reverse inscription: VICTOR[IAE] DD [AVGG Q NN]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: P/O/L (arranged vertically) //PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: South Cave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9230
Four figure Latitude: 53.75824614
Four figure longitude: -0.60603378
1:25K map: SE9230
1:10K map: SE93SW
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

References cited

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