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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B30F85

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-361), dating to AD 347-348 (Reece Period 17). [VICTOR]IAE DD AVGG[Q NN] reverse type depicting two Victories facing each other, holding wreaths; leaf/heart symbol between Victories. Probably mint of Trier. Cf. RIC VIII p. 151, nos. 183-186.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 16.84 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th June 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference -

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[...]

Reverse description: Two Victories facing each other, holding wreaths; leaf/heart symbol between Victories.
Reverse inscription: [VICTOR]IAE DD AVGG[Q NN]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: leaf//[...]
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

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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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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