SUSS-D41E4B: A copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, probably Constantine II as Augustus AD.337-61, dating AD330-348. Reece period 17, possibly Trier mint.

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-D41E4B

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A copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, probably Constantine II as Augustus AD.337-61, dating AD330-348. Reece period 17, possibly Trier mint.

The obverse shows a bust right, with some legend present. Legend: CONSTAN[...]-VS PF AVG.

The reverse shows two soldiers one standard with a Y on the standard. Legend reads: [GLORIA EXE]R-CITIVS. possibly a R in exergue

Diameter: 15.75mm

Weight: 1.01g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 337
Date to: Exactly AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 15.75 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Amy Potts
Identified by: Miss Amy Potts

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[...]-VS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers with a single standard between with a Y
Reverse inscription: [GLOR-IA EXE]R-CITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: [.]R[.]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Kimpton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2748
Four figure Latitude: 51.23055354
Four figure longitude: -1.61469144
1:25K map: SU2748
1:10K map: SU24NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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