LON-74ABDE: A copper alloy nummus of Constantius II as Caesar (AD 324-337) dating to the period AD 330-331

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Unique ID: LON-74ABDE

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A copper alloy nummus of Constantius II as Caesar (AD 324-337) dating to the period AD 330-331 Reverse shows two soldiers and two standards. Reece period 17. Mint of Trier. RIC 521 or 528, the mint mark -/-//TRS (RIC 521).

Dimensions: diameter: 17.56mm; weight: 2.19g.

Obverse description: Right facing bust, cuirassed and laureate

Obverse inscription: FLIVLCONSTANTIVSNOBC

Reverse description: two solders two standards

Reverse inscription: GLOR IAEXERC ITVS

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.19 g
Diameter: 17.56 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Right facing bust, cuirassed and laureate
Obverse inscription: FLIVLCONSTANTIVSNOBC

Reverse description: two solders two standards
Reverse inscription: GLOR IAEXERC ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -/-//TRS
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Lovington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5930
Four figure Latitude: 51.06785811
Four figure longitude: -2.58651417
1:25K map: ST5930
1:10K map: ST53SE
Grid reference source: From 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

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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