WILT-58D6D6: Roman coin: Nummus of a Caesar of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-58D6D6

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely worn and corroded copper-alloy 4th-century Roman nummus of a Caesar of the House of Constantine, 'GLORIA EXERCITVS' two soldiers holding one standard reverse, uncertain mint (335 - 337 AD; Reece issue period 17)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 335
Date to: Exactly AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.95 mm
Width: 13.4 mm
Thickness: 1.35 mm
Weight: 1.15 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st November 2010 - Tuesday 30th November 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SPF A

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]IVL[...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding one standard
Reverse inscription: [GLOR IAE]XE[RC ITVS]

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Calne Without

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (From FLO)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting survey November 2010
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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