DENO-8ADC67: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: DENO-8ADC67

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A copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307 - 361), dating to AD 330 - 333 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers and two standards. Mint of Trier. Diameter 13.85mm, thickness 2.00mm and weight 1.21g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 333

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 13.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Meghan King
Identified by: Miss Meghan King

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8890

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONST[...]

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -//[...][T]RP[...]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Perlethorpe cum Budby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6571
Four figure Latitude: 53.23206874
Four figure longitude: -1.02769064
1:25K map: SK6571
1:10K map: SK67SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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