BH-22D650: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-22D650

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating to the period AD 323-324 (Reece Period 16). SARMATIA-DEVICTA reverse type depicting Victory advancing right holding trophy and branch, trampling captive seated to her right on the ground. Mint of Rome. RIC VII, p. 115, no. 289.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 323
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.38 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd December 2016 - Saturday 3rd December 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CONST[AN]-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right holding trophy and palm and trampling captive to right
Reverse inscription: SARMATIA-DEVICTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SARMATIA DEVICTA
Reverse mint mark: PLONá´—
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wallington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2934
Four figure Latitude: 51.98948027
Four figure longitude: -0.12274292
1:25K map: TL2934
1:10K map: TL23SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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