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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-C01997

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 335-341 (Reece Period 17). 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: Exactly AD 335
Date to: Exactly AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.6 mm
Width: 13.3 mm
Thickness: 1.64 mm
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 13.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22377

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: Bust laureate facing right
Obverse inscription: [C]ONS[...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing flanking one standard resting inner hand on shield and holding spear in outer hand
Reverse inscription: [G]LO[RIA EXERCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: Barred-Rho//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Curry Rivel (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3824
Four figure Latitude: 51.01202309
Four figure longitude: -2.88515801
1:25K map: ST3824
1:10K map: ST32SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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