LANCUM-7377C8: Copper-alloy House of Constantine nummus

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Unique ID: LANCUM-7377C8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy Roman House of Constantine nummus, dating to 330 - 335 AD. Reece Period 17. Mint of Arles. GLORIA EXERCITVS, two soldiers with two standards reverse type. Obverse of right-facing cuirassed and laureate bust; CONSTANTINVS [...] AVG. CONSH mint mark. The coin is 18.81mm in diameter, 1.51mm in thickness and weighs 2.30g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.51 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.81 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 29th October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5177

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Right-facing cuirassed and laureate bust
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS [...] AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: CONSH
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Caton-with-Littledale (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5461
Four figure Latitude: 54.04290775
Four figure longitude: -2.70395798
1:25K map: SD5461
1:10K map: SD56SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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