Seaton Down Hoard coin, nummus of Constantine II

Description
A nummus of the type that weighed 1/96 of a pound. Made around AD 324-330 it is probably an unofficial copy of a coin of Constantine II. These copies were commonplace and, as they were of relatively low value coins, people seemed to have been happy to use them.
Accession Loan No.
20/2016/93/1
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
Seaton Down Hoard coin, nummus of Constantine II
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
coin, nummus (1/96 of a pound) of Constantine II
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Production Year Low
324
Production Year High
330
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collector / Excavator
Alex Farnell, AC Archaeology
Collection Site Name
near Gatcombe Farm
Collection Parish
Seaton
Collection Town
Seaton
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
irregular
Issuer Person
Constantine II
Inscription / Transcription
; [CONSTAN/TINVS/AVG]; star above

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