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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-4C1403

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine II as Caesar (AD 317-337), dating to AD 335-337 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type, depicting two soldiers with one standard. Lugdunum mint. LRBC I, no. 229.

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
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Leah Moradi
Identified by: Miss Leah Moradi
Secondary identifier: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019984

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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IV[...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers with one standard
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: (star)PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Misterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4408
Four figure Latitude: 50.86877657
Four figure longitude: -2.79717523
1:25K map: ST4408
1:10K map: ST40NW
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

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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