KENT-2233CA: Genio pop rom nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: KENT-2233CA

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An abraded copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period autumn AD 308 - spring AD 309 (Reece Period 15). GENIO-POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius standing left, modius(?) on head, loins draped, holding patera and cornucopiae, altar to left. Mint of Lyon (Lugudunum). As RIC VI, p.264 no.287.

Dimensions: Diameter 26.69mm, thickness 1.68mm, and weight 4.52g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 308
Date to: Circa AD 309

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.68 mm
Weight: 4.52 g
Diameter: 26.69 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust right, seen from the back.
Obverse inscription: IMP C CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left, modius(?) on head, loins draped, holding patera and cornucopiae, altar to left.
Reverse inscription: GENIO-POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: CI H/- S//PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 264 no. 287

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Borden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8862
Four figure Latitude: 51.32602335
Four figure longitude: 0.69692841
1:25K map: TQ8862
1:10K map: TQ86SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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