FAKL-07374E: Roman coin, nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-07374E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin, nummus of fourth century date. Poor condition, fragment but enough survives of the obverse to show the coin to have been a nummus and traces on the reverse suggest that it is of the 'two soldiers and two standards' type, "gloria exercitus", House of Constantine, AD330-225, Reece 17. Diameter 15.9mm, Mass 0.76g.

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: 0.76 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 824

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: Nothing survives

Reverse description: Two soldiers and two standards?
Reverse inscription: gloria exercitus

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Airedale and Ferry Fryston (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4524
Four figure Latitude: 53.71048992
Four figure longitude: -1.31971117
1:25K map: SE4524
1:10K map: SE42SE
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: Metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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