SF-E7DF28: Roman nummus reverse. House of Constantine 330-335.

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Unique ID: SF-E7DF28

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (Constantine I), c. AD 330-335. The obverse shows the head of Constantine, facing right, diademed and draped. The obverse inscription reads: CONSTANTI NVS PF AVG. The reverse shows two soldiers each holding a standard with the inscription: G[L]O[R][IA EXERC ITVS]. Mintmark: TRS.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd June 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Claire Costin
Identified by: Claire Costin
Secondary identifier: Miss Faye Minter

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference PKM 61

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Head of Constantine, facing right, diademed and draped.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI NVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding two standards.
Reverse inscription: G[L]O[R][IA EXERC ITVS]

Reverse mint mark: TRS

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Pakenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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