ESS-F3DC6B: Roman Copper alloy Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-F3DC6B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period AD 330-335 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers standing either side of two standards. Mint of Arles. Cf. LRBC no. 352 passim.

Subsequent actions

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 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.73 mm
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 17.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th August 2028

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Rosette diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-[NVS MAX AVG]

Reverse description: Two soldiers with standards
Reverse inscription: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: []//PCONST[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Hacheston

References cited

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