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Unique ID: SF-310A46

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and somewhat worn copper-alloy nummus probably struck for Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating to c. AD 307-313 (Reece period 15). Reverse: GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia. Possibly mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.12 g
Diameter: 19.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 31st December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTAN-TI[...]

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: GENIO[...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: S/-//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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