NLM-14484C: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-14484C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Constans (333-350), Gloria Exercitus issue of 335-341, Reece period 17

Obverse description: Youthful head and neck with pearl diadem right.

Obverse inscription: DN CONSTA NS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers with one standard between them; rectangular vexillum with central pellet.

Reverse inscription: [GLOR] IA [EXERC] ITVS

Diameter: 15.9mm, Weight: 1.15gms, 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: Exactly AD 355
Date to: Exactly AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th 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: NLM41516

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Youthful head and neck with pearl diadem right
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTA NS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers with one standard between them; rectangular vexillum with central pellet.
Reverse inscription: [GLOR] IA [EXERC] ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
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 Gainsborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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