LEIC-55DE7C: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-55DE7C

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

Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, GLORIA EXERCITVS issue, two soldiers with one standard reverse. The coin is in fair condition, is 17mmin diameter and weighs 1.78g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 335
Date to: Circa AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.78 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 25th September 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2588

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 right

Reverse description: Two soldiers with one standard
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

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: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6917
Four figure Latitude: 52.7462272
Four figure longitude: -0.97928098
1:25K map: SK6917
1:10K map: SK61NE
WOEID: 26348592
What3Words: expert.drumbeat.offhand
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Tuesday 12th January 2016
Updated: Friday 22nd January 2016

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