PUBLIC-804FB0: A complete copper alloy Roman nummus (AE4) of Constantine I.

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (AD 317-340), dating to the period AD 332 (Reece period 17).

Obverse: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C, Laureate and cuirassed bust right.

Reverse: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS, Two soldiers holding spears and shields, standing either side of two standards.

Mint of Lyon: -//Dot-in-crescentPLG

As RIC VII, p. 138, no. 254.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.77 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 16.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 24th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David Lange
Identified by: Mr David Lange
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing either side of two standards
Reverse inscription: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -//Dot-in-crescent PLG.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 138, no. 254

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
To be known as: Odiham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Updated: 8 months ago

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