NLM-298336: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-298336

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Coin. Nummus of Constantius II (323-361), Gloria exercitus issue of 330-335, Arles mint, Reece period 17.

Obverse description: Bust laureate draped and cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: [--]CONSTANTIVS NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards between them, a symbol of five superimposed Vs, perhaps a wheatear or palm, between the standards.

Reverse inscription: GLOR IAEXERC [ITVS]

In exergue: SCONST

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin.

Diameter: 17.7mm, Weight: 1.60gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th November 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM24938

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: [--]CONSTANTIVS NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards between them
Reverse inscription: GLOR IAEXERC [ITVS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: SCONST; a symbol of five superimposed Vs, perhaps a wheatear or palm, between the standards.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Crowle

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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