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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F01846

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus of Constans as Caesar (333-337), 335-337 AD.

Notes:

No. 87

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: 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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CONSTANS...

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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