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Unique ID: DEV-77EFA7

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Copper alloy nummus of Constans as Augustus (AD 337-350) Mint of Trier, 337-340 c. 14mm; 1.21g; DA6 Obverse: [ ]S P F AVG; diademed bust facing right. Reverse: GLORIA EXERCITVS; two soldiers standing either side of one standard Mintmark: M //[TR.]crescent Condition: very clean worn coin Reference: RIC VIII, p. 145, nos. 109-111


This coin is very clean, without a patina, not normally consistent with site-finds. However, coins were reported to have been found after stubble burning which might account for this preservation after cleaning. Recorded at the South West Region Fabulous Finds Day 2006, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 337
Date to: AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: []S P F AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing either side of one standard.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: M //[TR.] Crescent

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Stourpaine

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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