NARC-49608E: NARC-49608E : Nummus : Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-49608E

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Nummus of Constantine I dating to the period 330-337. Reece Period 17. Reverse type GLORIA EXERCITVS, depicting two soldiers holding two standards. Uncertain mint.

Diameter: 14.09mm, Thickness: 1.38mm, Weight: 0.7g.

The coin is missing portions of its outer flan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.38 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 14.09 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Draped laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTINVS]PFAVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding two standards
Reverse inscription: GLO[R/IAEX]ERC/ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6065
Four figure Latitude: 52.27987955
Four figure longitude: -1.12195133
1:25K map: SP6065
1:10K map: SP66NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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