IOW-C807CB: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-C807CB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period c. AD 347-348 (Reece Period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse type depicting two Victories holding wreaths. Mint of Lyon / Lugdunum. Mintmark: [?] // (P/S)LG

Obverse: [...]; Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right.

Reverse: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN; Two Victories holding wreaths.

Length: 14.6mm; width: 12.9mm. Weight: 1.02g. DA=12:11.

RIC VIII, cf. pp. 180-1

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.6 mm
Width: 12.9 mm
Weight: 1.02 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th July 2019 - Sunday 14th July 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-7-278

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: […]

Reverse description: Two Victories holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN DD AVGGQ NN

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: [?] // (P/S)LG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII cf. pp. 180-1

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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