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COIN

Unique ID: SF-6105E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, dating to the period AD 318-20 (Reece period 16). VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant) reverse type, depicting two Victories standing, holding wreath inscribed VOT / P R, possibly with an altar between them. Uncertain mint.

Traces of a silver wash visible in places.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 318
Date to: Exactly AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.02 mm
Weight: 3.03 g
Diameter: 18.11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

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 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories standing, holding wreath inscribed VOT / P R. Possibly an altar between them, but unclear.
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIA]E LAETAE [PRINC PERP] (or variant)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: //[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Hopton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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