WAW-EB7D5A: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-EB7D5A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman coin: A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD335 to 341 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS depicting two soldiers holding one standard. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 335
Date to: Exactly AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 13.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th August 2017 - Sunday 20th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Bust facing right, wearing a diadem and is cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: Illegible due to wear and corrosion.

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: [ ]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3601
Four figure Latitude: 51.70658934
Four figure longitude: -1.48041758
1:25K map: SP3601
1:10K map: SP30SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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