SOM-682A98: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-682A98

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

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 17th June 2013

Rally details.

This object was found at Timeline Detection, Evercreech, 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 25

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 facing right
Obverse inscription: [CON]STANTIN[...]

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

Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
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: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: Milton Clevedon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6536
Four figure Latitude: 51.12220703
Four figure longitude: -2.50147161
1:25K map: ST6536
1:10K map: ST63NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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