NLM-06A51B: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-06A51B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Constantine I (306-337), Gloria Exercitus issue of 330-335, Reece period 17, Arles mint.

Obverse description: Bust with rosette diadem draped and possibly cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI[---]

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards between them.

Reverse inscription: GLOR[IA EXERC]ITVS

In exergue: SCONS

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin.

Diameter: 16.9mm, Weight: 1.53gms, die axis: 6

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: 1.53 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th October 2014

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: NLM27994

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust with rosette diadem draped and possibly cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI[---]

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards between them.
Reverse inscription: GLOR[IA EXERC]ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: SCONS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Stokeham

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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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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