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COIN

Unique ID: BM-0B1968

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361), 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. Mint of Lyon. As LRBC no. 260.

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: 1.3 g
Diameter: 15 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 17/0924

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and curiassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-[...]

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: S/T//PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : no. 260

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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