DUR-C79073: Nummus of Constantius II- DUR-C79073

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Unique ID: DUR-C79073

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus of Constantius II as Caesar (324-337) minted in Trier 330-1 AD.

Obv; Diadem cuirassed bust right; FL IVL CONSTANTIVS [NOB C]...

Rev; 2 soldiers and 2 standards; [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

RIC VII, p.215, no. 528.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 16.57 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th September 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diadem cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS [NOB C]...

Reverse description: 2 soldiers and 2 standards
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: - // TRS'
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.215, no. 528.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Thorpe Bassett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8673
Four figure Latitude: 54.145641
Four figure longitude: -0.684914
1:25K map: SE8673
1:10K map: SE87SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Audit data

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

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