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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-60EB66

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus probably of the House of Constantine dating to the period c. AD 335-341 (probably Reece Period 17). Probably GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers flanking one standard. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.9 mm
Width: 12.6 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 13.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th March 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22468

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: (Probably) Two soldiers standing flanking one standard resting inner hand on shield and holding spear in outer hand
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: Cheddelwich

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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

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