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COIN

Unique ID: BM-D6D524

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, probably a contemporary copy, dating to the period AD 330-335 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting Two soldiers standing either side of two standards. Uncertain mint.

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
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd September 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Q3E 16/0941

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing either side of two standards
Reverse inscription: GLOR-IA EXERC-[ITVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -//[]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Near Sawtry

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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