BM-996330: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-996330

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (AD 317-340), dating to the period AD 333 (Reece period 17). GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS reverse type depicting Two soldiers standing either side of two standards. Mint of Arles. As RIC VII, p. 274, no. 371.

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Coin identified and recorded thanks to images and information provided by the finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 333
Date to: Circa AD 333

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing either side of two standards
Reverse inscription: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS

Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: Wreath//[P]CON[ST]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 274, no. 371

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Heydon

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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