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COIN

Unique ID: SF-6C3412

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper-alloy contemporary copy of a nummus struck for the house of Constantine, dating c. 336-341 AD. Reece period 17, local unofficial mint. Reverse; copying GLORIA EXERCITVS, two soldiers standing either side of a single standard. The coin is preserved in fair condition on an extremely small flan, with most of the identifying details visible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 336
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.06 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 8.94 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 24th November 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: pearl-diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: none

Reverse description: two soldiers standing either side of a single standard
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Brandon

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: date of discovery is date recorded
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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