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Nummus: CM.6646-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Constantine I The Great (AD 306-37) (Inferred)
Ruler: Constantine II (337-40) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Antioch
State: Roman Empire

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Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt for $20.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.21 mm
Image(width): 19.46 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Antioch

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust

Dating

325 CE - 326 CE

Note

Mint mark SMANTI; still some silvering showing

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 3.02 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate cuirassed bust of Constantine left

  • Text: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Camp gate with two turrets and no doors in seven layers, a star above

  • Text: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6646-2007
Primary reference Number: 166209
RIC: 7.688.65
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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