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COIN

Unique ID: SF-75EF79

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

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 307-337), dating to AD 327 (Reece Period 16). VIRTV-S AVGG reverse type depicting a camp-gate with wide open doors and four turrets; star above. Mint of Arles. As RIC VII, p. 268, no. 313.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 327
Date to: Exactly AD 327

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.13 mm
Weight: 2.65 g
Diameter: 19.95 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: A camp-gate with wide open doors and four turrets; star above.
Reverse inscription: VIRTV-S AVGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGG
Reverse mint mark: S-F//ARLS
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Wenhaston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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