WAW-8E6CC6: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-8E6CC6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 335 to 341 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers holding one standard. Minted in uncertain mint. Contemporary copy.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 14.64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st May 2013 - Friday 31st May 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate and cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: CONS[ ]

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding one standard.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA] EXE[RCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Moreton Morrell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3157
Four figure Latitude: 52.21035377
Four figure longitude: -1.54773862
1:25K map: SP3157
1:10K map: SP35NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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