KENT-92ADB5: Constantinopolis nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-92ADB5

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A heavily abraded and Roman copper-alloy nummus, of the House of Constantine, probably dating to the period AD 330-340 (Reece period 17). Probably a CONSTANTINOPOLIS reverse type depicting Victory left on a prow holding shield and sceptre. Uncertain mint, probably a contemporary copy.

Measurements: 11.89mm in diameter, 1.42mm thick and 0.72g in weight

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 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.42 mm
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 11.89 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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: Helmeted, cuirassed bust left, with spear over shoulder
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]

Reverse description: Victory left on prow holding shield and sceptre

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8157
Four figure Latitude: 51.28337966
Four figure longitude: 0.59403749
1:25K map: TQ8157
1:10K map: TQ85NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 7 days ago
Updated: 6 days ago

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