ESS-0F59F9: Roman coin: nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-0F59F9

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

Very worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of House of Constantine, c. AD 357. Reece period 18. SPES REI PVBLICE reverse. Mint unknown

Notes:

Fidner notes this coin was found in immediate area of: ESS-0F3017, ESS-0F59F9, ESS-0F743F

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 357
Date to: Circa AD 357

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

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
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Figure standing left holding globe
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SPES REI PVBLICE
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Maulden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0536
Four figure Latitude: 52.01250581
Four figure longitude: -0.47150054
1:25K map: TL0536
1:10K map: TL03NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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