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COIN

Unique ID: SF-4243A3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 307-363), dating to AD 319 (Reece Period 16). VICTORIA[E LAETAE] PRINC PERP reverse type depicting two Victories facing eachother, holding wreath enclosing VOT/PR; wreath on column. Mint of London. As RIC VII, p. 106, no. 154.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 319
Date to: Circa AD 319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.64 mm
Weight: 3.16 g
Diameter: 17.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTAN-TINVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories facing eachother, holding wreath enclosing VOT/PR; wreath on column.
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA[E LAETAE] PRINC PERP

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: column//PL(N)
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 106, no. 154.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
To be known as: Beaumont-cum-moze

Spatial coordinates


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

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