NLM-DAB542: Roman Coin: probably Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-DAB542

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

Copper alloy coin. Nummus, probably of Constantine II (317-340), Two Victories issue, probably of 318-320, possibly Trier mint or, given small module, a copy ; Reece period 16. Encrusted on part of reverse.

Obverse description: Bust helmeted [no crest] ?laureate and cuirassed left

Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTI [---]?N C

Reverse description: Two Victories facing each other

Reverse inscription: probably VICTORIAE D[D AVG]GQ NN]

In exergue: probably TR[-]

Diameter: 17.9mm, Weight: 2.16gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 347
Date to: Exactly AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.16 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 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: NLM42105

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bust helmeted [no crest] laureate and cuirassed left
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTI [---]?N C

Reverse description: Two Victories facing each other
Reverse inscription: probably VICTORIAE [LAETAE PRINC PERP]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: probably TR[-]
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: 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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