NLM-B1189C: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B1189C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Constantine I (396-337), Gloria Exercitus issue of 330-335, Lyons mint, Reece period 17. RIC volume 7 no. 243.

Obverse description: Bust diademed and cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI NVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: two soldiers with two standards between them.

Reverse inscription: GLOR IA EXER CITVS

In exergue: . PLG

Diameter: 15.4mm, Weight: 1.61gms, die axis: 6

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: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.61 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th October 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34979

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust diademed and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI NVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: two soldiers with two standards between them
Reverse inscription: GLOR IA EXER CITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VII Lugdunum 243
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: . PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wetwang

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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