NARC-420EA3: Late Roman coin: copper alloy nummus, 2 standards

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-420EA3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (Constantine I as Augustus, Constans, Constantine II,or Constantius II as Caesar), minted in London between AD 335 and 337. Obv: diademed, dr and cuirassed head right/[??C]ONSTAN[???] Rev: 2 soldiers with 1 standard/GLORIA EXERCITUS

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 335
Date to: AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd August 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Steven Ashby
Identified by: Dr Steven Ashby

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed draped and cuirassed head right
Obverse inscription: [..C]ONSTAN[...]

Reverse description: 2 soldiers with 1 standard
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: PL
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Weston Underwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8650
Four figure Latitude: 52.141609
Four figure longitude: -0.744738
1:25K map: SP8650
1:10K map: SP85SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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