NLM-C9BB4E: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-C9BB4E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Constantine II (317-340), Gloria Exercitus issue of 330-331, Lyon mint, RIC vol. 7 no. 238, Reece period 17

Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: two soldiers with two standards between them

Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EX]ERC ITVS

In exergue: PLG

Diameter: 16.4mm, Weight: 2.25gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.25 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41174

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: Bust laureate cuirassed right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: two soldiers with two standards between them Reverse inscription:
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EX]ERC ITVS

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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