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Unique ID: GLO-9F8FA1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dated to AD 336-341 (Period 17) bust facing right [...] / two soldiers standing either side of one standard, [GLORIA EXERCITVS].

Little remains of the inscription on the obverse of reverse suggesting that this coin may have been clipped. 


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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 336
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.52 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2021 - Monday 31st May 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: two soldiers standing either side of one standard
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stockton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9638
Four figure Latitude: 51.14125259
Four figure longitude: -2.05855604
1:25K map: ST9638
1:10K map: ST93NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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