LVPL-F09323: Copper alloy nummus of Constantius II, (337-361).

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Unique ID: LVPL-F09323

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantius II, (337-361).

Obverse: FL. IVL. CONSTANTIVS NOB. C; Laureate and cuirassed bust right

Reverse: GLORIA EXERCITVS, Two soldiers standing either side of two standards

In exergue. SMK[A], Cyzicus,

AD 331-4. RIC VII 84. Reece 17

This coin was found on a spoil-heap from modern construction.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 331
Date to: AD 334

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Cyzicus
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laur, dr. and cuir. bust right.
Obverse inscription: FL. IVL. CONSTANTIVS NOB. C

Reverse description: Two soldiers either side of one standard.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: SMKA
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 655, no. 84

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Liverpool (Metropolitan District)
District: Liverpool (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Liverpool

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: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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