WAW-D67112: Roman Coin: Nummus belonging to Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-D67112

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A complete copper alloy nummus belonging to Constantine I (AD306-337) dating to AD330-331 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse showing two soldiers holding two standards. Mint is Trier. RIC VII, p 215, no 527

Diameter: 17.97mm. Thickness: 1.71mm. Weight:2.1 g. Die axis: 6 o'clock

Recorded according to Parish

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: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.71 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999 - Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Eloise Markwick
Identified by: Ms Eloise Markwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust, right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding two standards
Reverse inscription: GLOR[IA EXERC]ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -/-//TRS.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Offchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3665
Four figure Latitude: 52.28197035
Four figure longitude: -1.47371775
1:25K map: SP3665
1:10K map: SP36NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 5 years ago

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