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COIN

Unique ID: BH-F3AB14

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

A copper-alloy coin of Roman date. Barbarous AE 3 or 4 of Constantine II as caesar. The coin has reasonable surface detail but is slightly encrusted. It measures 14.6mm diameter by 1.3mm thick and weighs 1.75g.

Class: AE 3 or 4
Sub class: Barbarous

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Post AD 334
Date to: Ante AD 338

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.75 g
Diameter: 14.6 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th August 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David Thorold - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 04/188 - 10

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [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]

Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: ...CONSTANT-[I]NVS IV[N NOB C]
Reverse description: 2 soldiers and 1 standard.
Reverse inscription: No lettering visible [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

A resized image of Barbarous AE 3 or 4 of Constantine II as caesar

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Hertfordshire
District: North Hertfordshire
To be known as: Wallington

Spatial coordinates

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]

References cited

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Created: Saturday 20th November 2004
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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