SF-1AB615: Roman coin: contemporary copy of a nummus of the Huse of Constantine.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-1AB615

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman nummus, copying a coin of the House of Constantine (AD 307-364), dating to AD 330-335 (Reece Period 17). Copying [GLORIA EX]ERC[ITVS] reverse type depicting two soldiers holding spear and shield; between them two standards.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.83 mm
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 14.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Rosette-diademed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding spear and shield; between them two standards.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EX]ERC[ITVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Eyke

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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