BM-197DDC: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-197DDC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A 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, pushing captive seated on ground. Mint of Trier. As RIC VII, p. 201, no. 429.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.43 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B3J(S) 18/0175

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]
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right holding trophy, pushing captive seated on ground
Reverse inscription: SARMATIA DEVICTA

Fourth Century reverse type: SARMATIA DEVICTA
Reverse mint mark: -//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 201, no. 429

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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