YORYM-8103C7: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-8103C7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II dating to the period AD 340 - 341 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers with one standard. Mint of Lyon.

RIC VIII, p.178, no.23.

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
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05942

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Rosette-diademed and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTIVS [----]

Reverse description: Two soldiers with one standard
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: 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: Bridlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1770
Four figure Latitude: 54.11257558
Four figure longitude: -0.21171517
1:25K map: TA1770
1:10K map: TA17SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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