DENO-62594D: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II

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Unique ID: DENO-62594D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (AD 317-340) dating to the period AD 335-337 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type, depicting two soldiers and one standard. Mint of Siscia. RIC VII, p. 458, no. 253 or p. 460, no. 262.

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 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.81 g
Diameter: 1.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th February 2018 - Monday 26th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Beatrice Wallbank
Identified by: Miss Beatrice Wallbank
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8744

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONS[...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers and one standard
Reverse inscription: GLOR–IA EXE[RCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: – // ϵ[SIS]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 253 (p.458), or 262 (p.460)

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: South Scarle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8463
Four figure Latitude: 53.15751446
Four figure longitude: -0.7452181
1:25K map: SK8463
1:10K map: SK86SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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