NLM-B613F2: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B613F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Constantine II (317-340), Vow in Wreath issue of 323-324, cf. London mint, RIC vol. 7 no. 292 but with different obverse bust [cuirassed].

Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Vow in wreath with rosette at top: VOT / X

Reverse inscription: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM

In exergue: PLON[?]

Diameter: 18.5mm, Weight: 2.48gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 323
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.48 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th November 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: NLM42097

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Vow in wreath with rosette at top: VOT / X
Reverse inscription: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: PLON[?]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : Vol. 7 cf. no. 292

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: Wetwang

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: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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