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Unique ID: SOM-E12BF6

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Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type (two soldiers standing flanking two standards), minted at Trier, AD 330-335, LRBC pt 1 no.53-57.

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 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 14.5 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd January 2012

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22019

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [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]
Mint or issue place: Treveri (Trier, Germany) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: two soldiers standing flanking two stanmdards. Each holds a spear in their outer hand and rests inner hand on shield.
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 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]
Reverse mintmark: (TRP.)
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Wiltshire
District: Wiltshire
To be known as: Alvediston

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 29th February 2012
Updated: Thursday 1st March 2012

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