SOM-C6255A: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-C6255A

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

Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating from AD 330 to 341 (Reece period 16). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers flanking one or two standards. Mint unclear, heavy concretions on reverse.

Notes:

This item was recorded at a rally so the record details and photograph may fall below ur usual standards.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.63 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 24th September 2016 - Saturday 24th September 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at Westbury-sub-Mendip Sep 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

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: Diademed and robed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]CONSTAN[...]

Reverse description: Unclear due to concretions
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA] EXER[CITVS]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: Westbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5047
Four figure Latitude: 51.21999514
Four figure longitude: -2.71731533
1:25K map: ST5047
1:10K map: ST54NW
What3Words: objecting.rainbow.fitter
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: Friday 17th March 2017
Updated: Friday 17th March 2017

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