BH-DD2E8E: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantineh

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A worn copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-361) dating to the period c. AD 340-341 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers with one standard. Mint of Trier. RIC VIII, p. 144, nos. 96-99.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 340
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.59 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th March 2017 - Monday 13th March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed or laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CO[...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers, one standard
Reverse inscription: GLORI-A EXER-ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: TRP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wallington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2934
Four figure Latitude: 51.98948027
Four figure longitude: -0.12274292
1:25K map: TL2934
1:10K map: TL23SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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