NLM-5EB013: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-5EB013

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Constantine I (306-337), Genio Pop Rom issue of 306-313, probably Trier mint issue of 307, RIC vol. 6 no. 719b

Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed right, viewed from front

Obverse inscription: FL VAL CONSTANTINVS NOB C

Reverse description: genius standing left with patera extended, S A in field

Reverse inscription: [G] ENIO POP ROM

In exergue: PTR

Diameter: 25.2mm, Weight: 6.69gms, die axis: 6

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: Exactly AD 307
Date to: Exactly AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.69 g
Diameter: 25.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42082

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: Bust laureate cuirassed right, viewed from front
Obverse inscription: FL VAL CONSTANTINVS NOB C

Reverse description: genius standing left with patera extended
Reverse inscription: [G] ENIO POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VI Treveri 719b
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: PTR; S A in field
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Preston

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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