NARC-F438F9: NARC-F438F9 : Nummus : Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-F438F9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman fractional (half) nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period AD 310-311 (Reece Period 15). MARTI CONSERV reverse type, depicting Mars in military dress with spear and shield. Mint of Trier. As RIC VI, p. 227, no. 897.

Diameter: 17.77mm, Thickness: 1.44mm, Weight: 1.5g.

Notes:

MARTI CONSERV half

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 311

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.44 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.77 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Mars in military dress with spear and shield
Reverse inscription: MARTI-CONSERV

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC VI Treveri 897
Fourth Century reverse type: MARTI CONSERV
Reverse mint mark: -//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 227, no. 897

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6164
Four figure Latitude: 52.27078052
Four figure longitude: -1.10747596
1:25K map: SP6164
1:10K map: SP66SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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