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COIN

Unique ID: SF-BDCB0D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constans (AD 333-350), dating to the period c. AD 347-348 (Reece Period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse type depicting two Victories, holding wreaths, standing facing each other. Mint of Arles. As RIC VIII, p. 209, cf. no. 79

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 13.95 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Kennard
Identified by: Ms Julie Kennard
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Telegraph on right - 3rd field

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]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl(?) diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: []-P F A(VG)

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing each other, holding wreaths.
Reverse inscription: [] AVGGQ NN

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: MA//PARL
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 209, cf. no. 79

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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