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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B30A0D

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period c. AD 315-316 (Reece Period 15). MARTI CONSERVATORI reverse type depicting Mars standing right looking left, holding spear and shield resting on ground. Reverse legend reads: MART[] CON-S[E]RVATORI. Obverse depicts a laureate, cuirassed bust right. Obverse legend reads: []MP CONSTANTI[] AVG . Mint: Trier. Mint mark: T F//BTR . As: RIC Vol VII, page 170, no. 80

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 315
Date to: Circa AD 316

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.48 mm
Weight: 2.88 g
Diameter: 20.83 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Kennard
Identified by: Ms Julie Kennard

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: laureate, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: []MP CONSTANTI[] AVG

Reverse description: Mars standing right head looking left, holding spear and shield resting on ground
Reverse inscription: MART[] CON-S[E]RVATORI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: MARTI CONSERVATORI
Reverse mint mark: T F//BTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lidgate

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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