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Unique ID: PUBLIC-1B8945

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to AD 335-41 (Reece Period 17), Obverse: [ ... ], laureate and cuirassed right. Reverse: GLORIA EXERCITVS, two soldiers and one standard. Probably Mint of Trier, - //(TRP).

Diameter: 13.85mm Thickness: 1.21mm Weight: 1.2g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 335
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.21 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 13.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 23rd March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Dominic Shelley
Identified by: Mr Dominic Shelley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed right.

Reverse description: Two soldiers and one standard
Reverse inscription: GLOR[IA EXERCITS]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: - // (TRP)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Hanging Field

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: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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