WAW-5E05FD: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-5E05FD

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A copper-alloy nummus of probably Constantine dating to the period AD 330 to 335 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS depicting two soldiers holding two standards. Minted in Trier. LRBC No. 60.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.58 g
Diameter: 18.57 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018 - Monday 5th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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 I
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate and cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding two standards.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: TR┬ĚS
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Shrawley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8165
Four figure Latitude: 52.28280941
Four figure longitude: -2.27993574
1:25K map: SO8165
1:10K map: SO86NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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Audit data

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Created: 28 days ago
Updated: 27 days ago

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