LEIC-073563: Roman copper alloy coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-073563

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Late Roman copper alloy nummus, Constantine II.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 330
Date to: AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.73 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1419

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: right facing bust? very worn
Obverse inscription: not visible

Reverse description: possibly two soldiers and two standards?
Reverse inscription: [GLORIAEXERCITVS]?

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7016
Four figure Latitude: 52.73711076
Four figure longitude: -0.9646827
1:25K map: SK7016
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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