DOR-8A4D0E: Roman coin:  nummus of Constantius II

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Unique ID: DOR-8A4D0E

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A copper alloy nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361) dating to AD 330-335 ( Reece period 17) GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers and two standards. Mint mark //TRS, mint of Trier.
Date: Roman
Diameter: 13.21 mm
Weight: 1.10 g
Die axis: 7

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.19 g
Diameter: 13.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 25th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017519

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust, right, draped, laureate.
Obverse inscription: [DN CON]STANTIVS NOBC

Reverse description: Tow soldiers and two standards.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Marnhull (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7920
Four figure Latitude: 50.97902161
Four figure longitude: -2.300505
1:25K map: ST7920
1:10K map: ST72SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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