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Unique ID: SF-E0F4B2

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A contemporary copy of copper-alloy Roman nummus. An imitation of a Gloria Exercitus type, struck for the house of Constantine in the period AD 330-5. Obverse is Laureate bust left. Reverse is Two soldiers standing holding sheild and spear, between them two standards. Diameter 13.94mm, 1.11g.

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 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 13.94 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th December 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Andy Woods - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Andy Woods - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

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: House of Constantine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: I CONSTAN [ ]
Reverse description: Two soldiers standing, holding spear and shield, with two standards between.
Reverse inscription: GLOR CXC RSI
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -//[ ]
Status: Contemporary copy

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: St. Edmundsbury
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Wednesday 29th February 2012
Updated: Wednesday 29th February 2012

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