YORYM-7B63AD: Roman coin: possible contemporary copy of a nummus house constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-7B63AD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A possible contemporary copy of a copper-alloy nummus of House Constantine (AD313-364) dating to the period AD 335-341 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers holding one standard. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

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 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.24 mm
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 11.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2015 - Wednesday 30th September 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Kerrie Hoffman
Identified by: Miss Kerrie Hoffman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E04597

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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 facing right
Obverse inscription: [---------]

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Acaster Malbis (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5944
Four figure Latitude: 53.88883564
Four figure longitude: -1.1038079
1:25K map: SE5944
1:10K map: SE54SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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