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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-2CA158

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine. GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type. Two Roman soldiers on either side of a single standard in the center. Good quality, though there are some signs of wear in the reverse image and much worse on the obverse. The mintmark has been worn away.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 335
Date to: Circa AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.41 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Wheatley
Identified by: Mr Peter Wheatley

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Worn features, bust still visible with laureate head, facing right. Legend is gone
Obverse inscription: ILLEGIBLE

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing opposite a single standard.
Reverse inscription: [...] LORIA EXERC [...]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Brampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8380
Four figure Latitude: 53.31044484
Four figure longitude: -0.75574794
1:25K map: SK8380
1:10K map: SK88SW
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

References cited

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