SUR-74C073:

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-74C073

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of the house of Constantine (AD 307 - 361) dating to AD 330-340 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS type with reverse depicting Victory standing on the prow of a galley. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust, left.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow holding sceptre and shield.

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: [...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
Parish or ward: Storrington and Sullington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0617
Four figure Latitude: 50.94270684
Four figure longitude: -0.49261234
1:25K map: TQ0617
1:10K map: TQ01NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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