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Unique ID: CAM-979207

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late fourth century Roman coin (Nummus) in worn condition, Constans - Constantius c .337 - 354 AD . a coin that may also be a contempory copy . GLORIA EXERCITVS / VICTORIAE DD NN AVGGQ NN Obverse - Diad, Draped Cuir, bust to right. Reverse - Two Victories standing facing each other. - Two soldiers standing either side of one standard. Diam - 14.05 mm Weight - 0.90 g

This is possibly a forgery.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.38 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 14.04 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th March 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Site Code X BD SSR 05

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed, bust to right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing each other. Two Soldiers standing either side of one standard.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sandy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1847
Four figure Latitude: 52.108749
Four figure longitude: -0.278373
1:25K map: TL1847
1:10K map: TL14NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Controlled archaeological investigation
Discovery circumstances: Found in the back fill to a Grave Deposit
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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