LEIC-A81F4D: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-A81F4D

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

Roman copper alloy nummus, GLORIA EXERCITVS issue, two soldiers and two standards reverse. The coin is in good condition, is 16mmin diameter and weighs 1.54g

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 330
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th December 2016

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2611

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
Obverse inscription: CONST. . .

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6817
Four figure Latitude: 52.74635371
Four figure longitude: -0.99409236
1:25K map: SK6817
1:10K map: SK61NE
What3Words: dime.buckling.half
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Saturday 14th January 2017
Updated: Saturday 14th January 2017

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