KENT-7C9CE6: KENT-7C9CE6 Nummus

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Unique ID: KENT-7C9CE6

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A heavily worn an abraded copper-alloy nummus (AE3/4), commemorative issue of the House of Constantine dating to the period c. AD 330 -340 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS type, reverse shows Victory standing left on prow, holding spear and shield with a palm branch in left field. Mint of Trier or Arles: Palm Branch//[___].

Dimensions: Diameter 14.87mm, thickness 1.36mm and weight 0.86g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.36 mm
Weight: 0.86 g
Diameter: 14.87 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Vikki Brereton
Identified by: Miss Vikki Brereton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Probably
Obverse description: Bust facing left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow, holding spear and shield with a palm branch in left field
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: Palm Branch//[___]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Crondall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7850
Four figure Latitude: 51.2438526
Four figure longitude: -0.88394024
1:25K map: SU7850
1:10K map: SU75SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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