KENT-2A6B41: GLORIA EXERCITVS nummus, two standards

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Unique ID: KENT-2A6B41

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An abraded copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, probably in the name of Constantine II (AD 317-340), as caesar (317-335) or Constantius II (AD 324-361) as caesar (324-337) and dating to the period AD330-335 (Reece Period 17). GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers standing either side of two standards. Probably mint of Lugdunum (Lyon), mintmark '-//[_]PLG'.

Measurements: 12.64mm in diameter, 1.4mm thick and 0.91g in weight,

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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: 1.4 mm
Weight: 0.91 g
Diameter: 12.64 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Cuirassed Bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing either side of a standard
Reverse inscription: [GLOR-IA EXERC-IT]VS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -//[_]PLG
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Sevenoaks (District)
Parish or ward: Ash-cum-Ridley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6064
Four figure Latitude: 51.35255258
Four figure longitude: 0.29632643
1:25K map: TQ6064
1:10K map: TQ66SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
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Updated: 26 days ago

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