HESH-F6B968: Roman coin: Contemporary copy of a nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-F6B968

Object type certainty: Certain
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Contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine, reverse type Gloria Excercitus, two soldiers one standard. Reece Period 17. 335-341 AD

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 335
Date to: AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.91 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: degraded emperor head facing right

Reverse description: two stick like soldiers with single standard, much abraded

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wellington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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