WREX-99417C: Very worn copper alloy Roman Nummus of House of Constantine (AD 330-340)

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COIN

Unique ID: WREX-99417C

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

A very worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 330-340 (Reece period 17).
Obverse: [CONSTANTINOPOLIS], Helmeted bust left
Reverse: Victory left on prow holding shield and sceptre.
Uncertain mint.

Length: 12.8mm; width: 11.2mm; weight: 0.8g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.8 mm
Width: 11.2 mm
Weight: 0.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th November 2017 - Wednesday 7th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wrexham museum entry receipt 1257

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Reverse description: Victory left on prow holding shield and sceptre

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
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: Hart (District)
To be known as: Odiham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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