LANCUM-4E3472: House of Constantine nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-4E3472

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy Roman nummus of House of Constantine, dating to 330 - 335 AD (Reece Period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS reverse type, depicting Victory standing left on prow with shield and sceptre. Obverse of left-facing helmeted bust with spear over shoulder. The coin is 14.90mm in diameter, 1.91mm in thickness and weighs 1.47g.

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 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.91 mm
Weight: 1.47 g
Diameter: 14.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5668

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Left-facing helmeted bust with spear over shoulder
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow with shield and sceptre

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wycliffe with Thorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ0912
Four figure Latitude: 54.50324086
Four figure longitude: -1.8625328
1:25K map: NZ0912
1:10K map: NZ01SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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