PUBLIC-2FF1AB: Constans nummus 14.1.19

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-2FF1AB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constans (333-350) dating to the period c.347-348 (Reece period 17 ). [VIC]TORIA[E DD AVGGQ NN] reverse type depicting two facing victories holding wreaths and palm branch. Mint of Lyon. As RIC VIII, p. 181, no 57.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th January 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden
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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [C]ONSTAN-[S P F AVG]

Reverse description: Two facing victories holding wreaths and palm branch
Reverse inscription: [VIC]TORIA[E DD AVGGQ NN]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
RIC Identifier: RIC VIII Lugdunum 57
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ.NN
Reverse mint mark: Monogram (Ph)//[P]LG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 181, no 57

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sandwich

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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