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DOR-486552: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: DOR-486552

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nummus of Constantine I. GLORIA EXERCITVS (two soldiers and 2 standards) reverse. Mint of Trier.
Mint mark: wreath//TRP
Reference: RIC VII, p. 218, no. 549
Date: AD 333 -334
Diameter: 15.83 mm
Weight: 2.0 g
Die axis: 6

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Ante AD 333
Date to: Circa AD 334

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 15.83 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2009 - Thursday 31st December 2009

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS entry 020632

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: Right facing, rosette diademed, draped and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Two soldiers and two standards
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: wreath//TRP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RRC : VII 549

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Bradford Peverell

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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