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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-3C62B1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantius II dating to AD 332 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers with two standards. Mint of Lyon. RIC VII, p.138, no.255.

Notes:

Bucks PAS Record Sheet No 160

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 332

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 16.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th April 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Wicken,Northants

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Michael Byard

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: - // dot in crescent PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wicken (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7637
Four figure Latitude: 52.02621802
Four figure longitude: -0.89372416
1:25K map: SP7637
1:10K map: SP73NE
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

No references cited so far.

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