ESS-4F7CA5: Roman coin: nummus of House Constantine

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Unique ID: ESS-4F7CA5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragmentary Roman nummus of House Constantine, dating from c. AD 313-316. Reece period 15.

MARTI CONSERVATORI reverse type. Mint of trier (probably)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date to: Circa AD 316

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN [...]

Reverse description: Mars standing facing right holding transverse spear and shield
Reverse inscription: MARTI [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: MARTI CONSERVATORI
Reverse mint mark: PT[?]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
Parish or ward: Kelvedon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8417
Four figure Latitude: 51.82132377
Four figure longitude: 0.66836987
1:25K map: TL8417
1:10K map: TL81NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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