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COIN

Unique ID: SF-4544CE

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely small copper-alloy contemporary copy of a nummus struck for the House of Constantine, dating to c. AD 336-341. Reece period 17, unofficial local mint. Reverse; copying GLORIA EXERCITVS, two soldiers standing either side of a single standard.

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
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 9.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 27th February 2017

Personal details

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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: Crude bust left
Obverse inscription: none

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing either side of a single standard
Reverse inscription: none, illegible

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Methwold

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: Monday 27th February 2017
Updated: Tuesday 7th March 2017

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