SUR-CA310E:

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-CA310E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II as Caesar (317-37), dating from AD 320 (Reece period 16). VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP reverse type depicting two Victories standing holding wreath over an altar decorated with start in wreath. Mint of London; RIC VII, p.108, no. 169.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.96 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

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 facing left with high crested helmet, cuirass, spear across right shoulder,
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS AG

Reverse description: Two Victories standing holding wreath over an altar decorated with diamond.
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICT.LAETAE PRINC PERP
Reverse mint mark: -//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.108, no. 169.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Newbottle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5234
Four figure Latitude: 52.00201254
Four figure longitude: -1.24393418
1:25K map: SP5234
1:10K map: SP53SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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