WILT-76B275: Roman coin: Nummus of Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-76B275

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constans dating to the period AD 337-341 (Reece period 17), GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers holding one standard. Mint of Arles. LRBC p. 11 no. 413.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 337
Date to: Exactly AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.19 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th October 2012

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 3977; 156

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Rosette diademed and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding one standard, O on standard
Reverse inscription: [GLOR] IAEXERC [ITVS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: o//[PCONST]

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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