SOM-FF4847: Roman Coin: Contemporary Copy of a Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-FF4847

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy contemporary copy (probably) of a nummus of the House of Constantine, GLORIA EXERCITVS (two standards), c. 330-5. Cf. Boon no. 123 (plate 7).

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
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two soldiers, two standards
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • Boon Counterfeit Coins : no. 123 (plate 7)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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