ESS-BAABB5: Roman coin: nummus of the House Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-BAABB5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, GLORIA EXERCITVS (two soldiers, one standard reverse type) mint unknown, 335-341 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 335
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.42 mm
Diameter: 13.24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 14th September 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CIMS OEF 7094

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: Illegible

Reverse description: Two soldiers flanking one standard
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
To be known as: Colchester

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 6 years ago

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