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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-6D15A6

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

Roman copper alloy nummus of House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 to 335 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse depicting two soldiers standing flanking two standards. Mint unclear.

There is a loss of about 10% along one edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 15.4 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: Incomplete

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: Laureate and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

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: [GLORI-A] EXER[-CITVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: Unclear
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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Audit data

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

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