WILT-A5F7F3: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-A5F7F3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 323-4 (Reece Period 16), SARMATIA DEVICTA, Victory advancing right. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 115, no. 289. Diameter 18.5mm, weighs 2.24g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.24 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Dr Paul Robinson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN - TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right, holding trophy and branch, trampling captive
Reverse inscription: SARMATIA DEVICTA

Fourth Century reverse type: SARMATIA DEVICTA
Reverse mint mark: -/-//PLON crescent

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 115, no. 289

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bromham

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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