SF-564FB5: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-564FB5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-364), dating to AD 318-320 (Reece Period 16). [V]ICTORIAE [LAETAE PRINC PERP] reverse type depicting two Victories facing eachother holding wreath inscribed [VOT/P R]; altar between them. Uncertain mint

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.21 mm
Weight: 1.84 g
Diameter: 17.71 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th July 2015

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: Birdbrook, Field 5, no. 77.

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 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Two Victories facing eachother holding wreath inscribed [VOT/P R]; altar between them.
Reverse inscription: [V]ICTORIAE [LAETAE PRINC PERP]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: altar//(TLN crescent and dot)
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Birdbrook

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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