LEIC-0BA114: Roman copper alloy nummus

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Unique ID: LEIC-0BA114

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus, Gloria Exercitius issue, mint unknown, 335-37.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: right facing diademed bust
Obverse inscription: DN[..]

Reverse description: two soldiers, one standard
Reverse inscription: GLORI[AEXERCITIVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: not visible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Tamworth (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2103
Four figure Latitude: 52.62436
Four figure longitude: -1.691211
1:25K map: SK2103
1:10K map: SK20SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Wednesday 18th March 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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