HAMP-B826B6: Roman coin : nummus of Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-B826B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of Constans (AD 333-50), GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers with one standard, dating to the period AD 337-40 (Reece period 17). The standard bears a ChiRho. Mint of Siscia.
Reference: RIC volume VIII, p.355, no. 100.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar
Secondary identifier: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 668

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Obverse description: Rosette and laurel diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTAN S P F AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers with one standard bearing a ChiRho.
Reverse inscription: [GLOR]-IA EXERC-ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: ChiRho//ASIS pellet in crescent
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 8 100

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Owslebury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From 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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