PUBLIC-49BCD2: COIN

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-49BCD2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete, worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361), dating to the period c.AD 340-341 (Reece period 17). GLO[RI]-A EXER-CITVS reverse type depicting Two soldiers standing either side of one standard. Mint of Trier. As RIC VIII, p. 144, no. 102.

Coin has two small pieces of its edge missing, at 8 and 11 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 14.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th March 2017 - Wednesday 16th March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Len Eeles
Identified by: Mr Len Eeles
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[TI]-VS P F AVG

Reverse description: Two Soldiers standing either side of a single standard.
Reverse inscription: GLO[RI]-A EXER-CITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//TRS∪
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 144, no. 102

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Weston Colville (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6153
Four figure Latitude: 52.15181331
Four figure longitude: 0.3518565
1:25K map: TL6153
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: While searching cultivated land.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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