YORYM-AAC76F: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-AAC76F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337) dating to the period AD 320 - AD 321 (Reece Period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type depicting Two captives seated under standard inscribed VOT / XX. Mint of London.

RIC VII, p. 109, no. 191.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Gail Hitchens
Identified by: Miss Gail Hitchens

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT: E05656

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: Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TIN [ ] A [ ]

Reverse description: Two captives seated under standard inscribed VOT / XX
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VII Londinium 191
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: -//PLN
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: Skirpenbeck (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7358
Four figure Latitude: 54.01286177
Four figure longitude: -0.88749679
1:25K map: SE7358
1:10K map: SE75NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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