SOM-4D8765: Roman coin: nummus of Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-4D8765

Object type certainty: Certain
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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.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.53 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Monday 4th December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19816

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 and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing flanking two standards holding spears in their outer hand and resting their inner ones on shields
Reverse inscription: GLOR/IA EXERC/ITVS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//dot over crescent SLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: CHilton Cantelo CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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