LIN-AC6485: Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-AC6485

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I. GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers and two standards. Minted in Trier. RIC VII no. 538. Struck AD332-3.

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 332
Date to: Circa AD 333

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTI]-NVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing either side of two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -//TR.P
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: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Ruskington area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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