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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-190397

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

A very worn and corroded 4th-century copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, 'GLORIA EXERCITUS', first issue, uncertain mint (330-335 AD; Reece issue period 17)

Notes:

As this coin has been examined in person by the PAS Finds Adviser no image has been made of it.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.4 mm
Width: 15.5 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.02 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th September 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Identified by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2948; SR/229

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]
Obverse description: Bust ?laureate facing right
Obverse inscription: ...?NVS MA?...

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding spears and shields, with two standards between
Reverse inscription: [GLOR]IA EXER[CITVS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Hursley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4429
Four figure Latitude: 51.058661
Four figure longitude: -1.373548
1:25K map: SU4429
1:10K map: SU42NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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