YORYM-982AA4: Roman coin : Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: YORYM-982AA4

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Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, GLORIA EXERCITVS, Trier, 335-7. RIC, VII, p223, 590.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate andaped bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI NVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers, with two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: .TRP.

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p223, 590

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shiptonthorpe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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

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

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