SOM-587D81: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-587D81

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II dating to the period AD 332 to 333 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse depicting two soldiers standing flanking two standards. Mint of Trier. RIC vol VII p.216 Trier 539.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 332
Date to: Circa AD 333

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.27 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th August 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Identified by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16730

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldier standing flanking two standards, the soldiers hold spears in their outer hands and rest their inner hands on shields.
Reverse inscription: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//TR.S
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: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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