YORYM-D6918C: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-D6918C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II dating to the period AD 332 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers with two standards. Mint of Lyon.

RIC VII, p.138, no.254.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 332
Date to: Circa AD 332

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05798

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards
Reverse inscription: [GLOR]IA EXERCITVS

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Woodmansey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0336
Four figure Latitude: 53.81009851
Four figure longitude: -0.43724959
1:25K map: TA0336
1:10K map: TA03NW
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

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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