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Unique ID: WILT-560893

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A Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-37), reverse: GLORIA EXERCITVS around two soldiers with two standards. Measures 16mm, die axis 6, worn (the obverse particularly so).

Obverse: Rosette diademed draped cuirassed bust right
CONSTANT I NVS [MAX AVG]
Reverse: Two soldiers with two standards
GLOR [IA EXERC ITVS] -/-//TR·P

Mint: Trier, AD 332-333

Reference: RIC 537p

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 332
Date to: Circa AD 333

Dimensions and weight

Diameter: 16 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th November 2011 - Wednesday 29th February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David Algar - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Salisbury Museum Entry Form 3821

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 I [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Treveri (Trier, Germany) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Rosette diademed draped cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANT I NVS [MAX AVG]
Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards
Reverse inscription: GLOR [IA EXERC ITVS]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -/-//TR·P
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin : Nummus of Constantine I

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Swindon
District: Swindon
To be known as: Swindon

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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]

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Created: Monday 23rd April 2012
Updated: Monday 23rd April 2012

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