LIN-ABE6DF: Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-ABE6DF

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper alloy nummus of Constans. VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse depicting two Victories standing, facing one another, each holding a wreath and palm. Minted in Tier. Probably RIC VIII, no.195/196. Struck AD 347-8.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.47 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [CONSTAN]-S PF AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing one another, each holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD AVGG QNN]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: D//TR[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII Trier 195/196

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Ruskington area

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 29 days ago
Updated: 29 days ago

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