SOM-F5BD65: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II

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Unique ID: SOM-F5BD65

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Roman copper aloy nummus of Constantine II (317-340), GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse (two soldiers flanking one standard), minted at Aquileia, AD 337-340, LRBC pt 1 no.692a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Martha Craven
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020877

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Aquileia
Obverse description: Cuirassed bust facing right wearing laurel wreath with rosettes
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing facing inwards flanking one standard, each holding spear in their outer hand and resting inner hand on shield
Reverse inscription: GLOR[-IA EXERC-ITVS]

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

Coin references

  • LRBC : 1 692a

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Ilchester

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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