LEIC-84F716: Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-84F716

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, AD 330-335 (Reece period 17). Reverse type: Victory on prow with sceptre and shield.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.96 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st September 2011 - Wednesday 21st September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: bos6042
Museum accession number: X.A134.2013.27.0

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted head of Constantinopolis
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]

Reverse description: Victory on prow with sceptre and shield

Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
To be known as: Bosworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Bosworth Battlefield Survey

References cited

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Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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