NMS-7BC589: Copper alloy contemporary copy of a Roman nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NMS-7BC589

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy contemporary copy of a Roman nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 - 335 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXER CITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers holding 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: 1.5 g
Diameter: 14.15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th December 2015 - Monday 12th December 2016

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 31812
Other reference: SB022017

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: Pearl-diademed and draped bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: CONS[...] NOB

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding two standards.
Reverse inscription: [...]ER CITIVS

Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: Illegible.
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)
Parish or ward: Gayton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7418
Four figure Latitude: 52.73164221
Four figure longitude: 0.57551146
1:25K map: TF7418
1:10K map: TF71NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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