NLM-A852FD: Roman Coin: Nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-A852FD

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus, probably of House of Constantine, possibly a Gloria Exercitus issue of 330-335, Reece period 17.

Obverse description: Bust diademed right.

Reverse description: possibly two soldiers with two standards between them.

Reverse inscription: possibly [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Diameter: 17.1mm, Weight: 1.51gms, die axis: possibly 12

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: 1.51 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th June 2015

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: NLM29153

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Bust diademed right

Reverse description: possibly two soldiers with two standards between them
Reverse inscription: possibly [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alkborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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