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Unique ID: SF-D9C121

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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (AD 317-340), dating to the period c. AD 330-331 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers standing holding spear and shield, between them two standards. Reverse legend reads: GLOR-IA EXER[]-[]VS. Obverse depicts laureate, cuirassed bust right. Obverse legend reads: CONSTA[]INVS IVN[]. Mint: Lyon. Mint mark: -//[S]LG. As RIC Vol VII, page 138, no. 238

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 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.24 mm
Weight: 1.78 g
Diameter: 16.59 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Kennard
Identified by: Ms Julie Kennard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Icklingham 1st Field

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTA[]INVS IVN[]

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing holding spear and shield; between them, two standards
Reverse inscription: GLOR-IA EXER[]-[]VS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -//[S]LG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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