DOR-0DADAD: Roman coin: nummus of Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-0DADAD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Constans (AD 333 - 350) dating to AD 335 - 341 (Reece period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS (two soldiers and one standard) reverse.
Mint mark: //ASIS
Date: Roman
Diameter: 17.01 mm
Weight: 1.18 g
Die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 335
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 17.01 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017586

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust facing right, rosette diademed, draped and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: CONSTANS [PF AVG]

Reverse description: Two soldiers and 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: //ASIS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Child Okeford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8312
Four figure Latitude: 50.90721646
Four figure longitude: -2.24315224
1:25K map: ST8312
1:10K map: ST81SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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