WMID-6022E4: Roman copper alloy nummus of Constans (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-6022E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constans (AD 333 - 350) dated to AD 337-40 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers with one standard. Mint of Trier. RIC vol. VIII, p. 144, no. 85.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 14.83 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th February 2017 - Sunday 5th February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CONSTANS AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers with one standard.
Reverse inscription: GLORI -A EXER-CITVS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: //TRP with palm to right
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Teddesley Hay (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ9416
Four figure Latitude: 52.74159256
Four figure longitude: -2.09031137
1:25K map: SJ9416
1:10K map: SJ91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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