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COIN

Unique ID: SF-A8E65C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (Ad 307-364), dating to AD 330-340 (Reece Period 17). [CONSTANTINOPOLIS] obverse type; reverse type depicting Victory standing on prow, holding shield and spear. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.69 mm
Weight: 1.56 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 25th November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: EKE 063
Other reference: Finders reference SS16 046

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
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust left; sceptre behind shoulder.
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow, holding shield and spear.
Reverse inscription: -

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Eyke

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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