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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-853B51

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

A copper alloy Roman nummus. GLORIA EXERCITVS. Issued by the House of Constantine, possibly during Constantine II reign. A circular hole in one edge suggests that it may have been pierced.

Notes:

Finders ref: coin 16

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 317
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [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: Treveri (Trier, Germany) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]
Reverse description: two soldiers, two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXCERCITVS
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of nummus obverse

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: Northampton
Parish: Wootton

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7854
Four figure Latitude: 52.1787498 Four figure longitude: -0.86069404
1:25K map: SP7854
1:10K map: SP75SE
WOEID: 26349828
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Thursday 19th January 2012
Updated: Thursday 9th February 2012

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