NARC-853B51: nummus obverse

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Unique ID: NARC-853B51

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

A copper alloy Roman nummus. GLORIA EXERCITVS. Issued by the House of Constantine, possibly during Constantine II reign. A circular hole in one edge suggests that it may have been pierced.


Finders ref: coin 16

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 317
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
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: Treveri (Trier, Germany)
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: two soldiers, two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXCERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Northampton (District)
Parish or ward: Wootton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7854
Four figure Latitude: 52.1787498
Four figure longitude: -0.86069404
1:25K map: SP7854
1:10K map: SP75SE
WOEID: 26349828
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: Thursday 19th January 2012
Updated: Thursday 9th February 2012

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