SF-7403BB: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I.

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Unique ID: SF-7403BB

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 330-331 (Reece Period 17). GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers holding spear and resting shield on the ground; two standards between them. Mint of Rome. As RIC VII, p. 336, no.335.

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: 1.97 mm
Weight: 1.93 g
Diameter: 18.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th September 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: Constantine I
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Rosette diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding spear and resting shield on the ground; two standards between them.
Reverse inscription: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -//R[B]P
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 336, no.335.

Spatial metadata

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

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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