SWYOR-C9633D: Roman coin; nummus of Constantine I or II, VIRTVS EXERCIT two captives under a standard

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-C9633D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy Roman coin; a nummus of Constantine I or II, dating from AD 320 - 321 (Reece Period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type depicting two captives seated under a standard inscribed VOT / XX. Mint of London. It is 19.34 mm diameter, 2.07mm thick, and weighs 2.72 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.07 mm
Weight: 2.72 g
Diameter: 19.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Monday 8th October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Chris Scriven
Identified by: Mr Chris Scriven
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS Form 003243

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[...]

Reverse description: Two captives seated under a standard inscribed VOT / XX
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS [EXER]CIT

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Healaugh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4848
Four figure Latitude: 53.92591615
Four figure longitude: -1.27052891
1:25K map: SE4848
1:10K map: SE44NE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 17 days ago
Updated: 5 days ago

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