BH-A0ECD9: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: BH-A0ECD9

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

A complete copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 307-337) dating to the period AD 319-320 (Reece Period 17). [VICTORIAE LAET]AE PRINC PERP reverse type depicting two Victories standing facing each other holding a shield between them inscribed VOT PR in two lines, resting on an altar with wreath. Mint of London. As RIC VII, no. 158.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 319
Date to: Circa AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 18.4 g
Diameter: 2.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2018 - Thursday 28th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Cuirassed bust left wearing high crested helmet and holding spear over right shoulder
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANT-INVS AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing each other holding a shield between them inscribed VOT PR in two lines, resting on an altar with wreath
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE LAET]AE PRINC PERP

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wallington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2933
Four figure Latitude: 51.98049438
Four figure longitude: -0.12311864
1:25K map: TL2933
1:10K map: TL23SE
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.

Similar objects

Find number: LEIC-2C6153
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Roman copper alloy Nummus of Constantine I, 319-320 (Reece period 16). Reverse type VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP, Two Victories standing faci…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: KENT-690C81
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, 306-337; VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP; Two Victories standing, holding wreath inscribed VO…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SUR-B91952
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A contemporary copy of a nummus of Constantine I, 306-337, mint of Trier. (319-320 AD, Reece period 17) Rev: Two Victories holding a wreath…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.