ESS-726E86: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-726E86

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period 330-335 AD (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers flanking two standards. Uncertain mint.

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Artefact not seen by FLO, artefact recorded from images and information supplied by the finder

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Sarah R Deacon
Identified by: Mr Mike Cuddeford
Secondary identifier: Miss Sarah R Deacon

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Reference 034-C0208

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
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two soldiers flanking two standards
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: West Wickham Parish

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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