LEIC-438777: Roman copper alloy Nummus

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Unique ID: LEIC-438777

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy Nummus, Reverse type CONSTANTINOPOLIS, victory on prow, very worn, 330-335AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.56 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: left facing helmeted bust
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory on prow

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Whitwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9208
Four figure Latitude: 52.66192349
Four figure longitude: -0.64116766
1:25K map: SK9208
1:10K map: SK90NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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