NLM-7ECBCD: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-7ECBCD

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin fragment. Nummus of the House of Constantine (306-361), Two Victories with shield/wreath issue of 318-320, presumably a copy given the small module; if so, Reece period 16

Obverse description: Bust right.

Reverse description: Two Victories holding up inscribed wreath

Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]

Diameter: 12.9mm, Weight: 0.59gms, die axis: probably 12

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
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 12.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

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: NLM42508

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Bust right

Reverse description: Two Victories holding up inscribed wreath
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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