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Nummus: CM.6657-2007

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Maker(s)

Constans (AD 333-50) (Ruler)
Inferred Constantius II (337-61) (Ruler)
Alexandria (Mint)
Roman Empire (State)

Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 15.67 mm
Image(width): 16.00 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Alexandria

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

347 - 348

Note

Mint mark SMALA

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 1.23 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Diademed head of Constans right

  • Text: D N CONSTANS P F AVG
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription in four lines in laurel wreath

  • Text: VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6657-2007
Primary reference Number: 166220
RIC: 8.541.34
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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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