LVPL-992397: LVPL-992397

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-992397

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

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

Obv: worn; laureate and draped bust right.

Rev: GLORIA EXERCITVS; Two soldiers standing, holding spear and shield, between them, two standards.

Reece 17, 330-335AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.36 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 14.73 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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: Uncertain - 4th century
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: Worn.

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing, holding spear and shield, between them, two standards.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Boothby Graffoe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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