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Unique ID: SF-C50675

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn small module nummus copying an issue of the House of Constantine, dating to c. AD 330-340. Reece period 17. Reverse: copying CONSTANTINOPOLIS commemorative issue, no legend- Victory left on prow holding spear and shield. Prototype mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.73 g
Diameter: 9.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Roma left
Obverse inscription: none visible

Reverse description: Victory left on prow, holding spear and shield
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: West Stow

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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