NLM-6C0BA0: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-6C0BA0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of the House of Constantine (306-361), Constantinopolis commemorative issue of 330-340, Trier mint, Reece period 17; possibly RIC vol. 7 no. 523, if so, issue of 330-331.

Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, trident or spear over shoulder.

Obverse inscription: CONSTAN TINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory advancing left on prow with shield and spear.

In exergue: TRP

Diameter: 16.4mm, Weight: 1.35gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39142

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]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis left, trident or spear over shoulder.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN TINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory advancing left on prow with shield and spear.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: TRP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : Vol. 7 No. 523

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9217
Four figure Latitude: 53.6414353
Four figure longitude: -0.60988814
1:25K map: SE9217
1:10K map: SE91NW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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