LANCUM-498A15: Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to AD 331 (Reece Period 17).

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-498A15

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Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to AD 331 (Reece Period 17). Reverse type GLORIA EXERCITVS (2 standards). Cf LRBC I 187. PLG - Lyon mint. Obverse inscription is CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG.

The diameter is 16mm and the weight is 2.19g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.19 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th February 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Dr David Shotter
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG

Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Chatburn

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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