SUSS-D61A24: Complete copper alloy Roman House of Constantine nummus, dating AD347-348.

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Unique ID: SUSS-D61A24

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Complete copper alloy Roman House of Constantine nummus, dating AD347-348. The obverse shows a laureate bust right. The legend is missing as this side is corroded. The reverse shows two victories facing one another holding wreaths and a palm, with the mint mark SLG below. Mint - Lyon. Legend on reverse: VICTORIA DD AVGGQ NN.

Number 38-41 on page 180 in "Roman Imperial Coinage Vol VIII" By Sutherland and Carson.

Diameter: 14.91mm

Weight: 1.54g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 347
Date to: Exactly AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 14.91 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Amy Potts
Identified by: Miss Amy Potts

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust right

Reverse description: two victories facing one another holding wreaths and a palm
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA DD AVGGQ NN

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ.NN
Reverse mint mark: SLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chitterne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9944
Four figure Latitude: 51.19521815
Four figure longitude: -2.015692
1:25K map: ST9944
1:10K map: ST94SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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