WILT-560893: Roman coin : Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: WILT-560893

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-37), reverse: GLORIA EXERCITVS around two soldiers with two standards. Measures 16mm, die axis 6, worn (the obverse particularly so).

Obverse: Rosette diademed draped cuirassed bust right
CONSTANT I NVS [MAX AVG]
Reverse: Two soldiers with two standards
GLOR [IA EXERC ITVS] -/-//TR·P

Mint: Trier, AD 332-333

Reference: RIC 537p

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 332
Date to: Circa AD 333

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th November 2011 - Wednesday 29th February 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Salisbury Museum Entry Form 3821

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Treveri (Trier, Germany)
Obverse description: Rosette diademed draped cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANT I NVS [MAX AVG]

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards
Reverse inscription: GLOR [IA EXERC ITVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -/-//TR·P
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: Monday 23rd April 2012
Updated: Monday 23rd April 2012

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