NARC-743511: NARC-743511 : Nummus : Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-743511

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Nummus of Constans dating to the period AD 343-348. (Reece Period 17). Reverse type VICTORIA AVG V STORVM, depicting Victory walking left with wreath. Uncertain mint.


Diameter: 17.23mm, Thickness: 1.57mm, Weight: 2.4g.


The coin is missing portions of its outer flan

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 343
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.57 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 17.23 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Rosette Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [CONSTAN/]SPFAVG

Reverse description: Victory walking left with wreath
Reverse inscription: [VICTORI]A/[AVGVSTORVM]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Wellingborough (District)
Parish or ward: Irchester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9266
Four figure Latitude: 52.28445016
Four figure longitude: -0.65274437
1:25K map: SP9266
1:10K map: SP96NW
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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