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Unique ID: LVPL-DB4FE1

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Copper alloy nummus of Constantine II as Caesar (317-337), dating to 335-7, minted in Trier. RIC VII, p.223, no.586/91


No. 5


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.92 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS [IVN N C]

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: [] TRP []

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.223, no.586/91

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Goostrey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7770
Four figure Latitude: 53.22654
Four figure longitude: -2.345973
1:25K map: SJ7770
1:10K map: SJ77SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Heathland

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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