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COIN

Unique ID: BM-F3F7A5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constans (AD 333-350), dating to the period AD 347-348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse type depicting Two Victories standing facing one another holding wreaths. Possibly mint of Lyon.

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
Weight: 1.43 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: RH 17/0877

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing one another holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon Area

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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