CAM-CCC056: Roman Coin : A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 to 335

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-CCC056

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 to 335 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers, two standards. Mint unclear.

Die axis seems to be 6 o'clock. Weight is 1.48g, diameter is 15.14mm, thickness is 2.32mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.32 mm
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 15.14 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

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: Unclear bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers, two standards
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon Parish Area

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Recreational usage

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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