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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-F5BD65

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Roman copper aloy nummus of Constantine II (317-340), GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse (two soldiers flanking one standard), minted at Aquileia, AD 337-340, LRBC pt 1 no.692a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Martha Craven - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020877

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Constantine II [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Aquileia (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Cuirassed bust facing right wearing laurel wreath with rosettes
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS PF AVG
Reverse description: Two soldiers standing facing inwards flanking one standard, each holding spear in their outer hand and resting inner hand on shield
Reverse inscription: GLOR[-IA EXERC-ITVS]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -//AQP
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • LRBC : 1 692a
A resized image of Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Somerset
District: South Somerset
To be known as: Ilchester

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 7th December 2011
Updated: Thursday 12th January 2012

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