LEIC-676453: Roman copper alloy nummus

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Unique ID: LEIC-676453

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Constans as Caesar (333-7), GLORIA EXERCITVS, Two standards, Trier, AD 333-4. RIC VII 552. 18mm in diameter, 1.5mm thick and weighing 1.99 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 333
Date to: AD 334

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.99 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CONSTAN SNOB CAES

Reverse description: Two soldiers and two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITIVS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: Wreath//[T]R[P]

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 218, no. 552

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
To be known as: Frisby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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