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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-50D254

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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 340-1 (Reece period 17). [GLORIA EXERCITVS] reverse type depicting two soldiers with one standard. Possible mint of Trier. RIC vol. VIII, p. 145, nos 105-7.

Overall dimensions: 15mm in diameter and 0.78g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 340
Date to: Exactly AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.78 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3249

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
Obverse description: Rosette-diademed and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers with one standard.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Reverse mint mark: M // [...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 145, nos 105-7

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Near Sleaford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: Monday 16th October 2017
Updated: Monday 16th October 2017

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