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COIN

Unique ID: SF-370001

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete contemporary copy of a Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-361), dating to AD 330-335 (Reece Period 18). Copying [GLORIA EXERCITVS] reverse type depicting two soldiers holding spear and shield; two standards between them.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.5 mm
Weight: 0.35 g
Diameter: 11.68 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Diademed head left.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding spear and shield; two standards between them.
Reverse inscription: [ GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: []//[...](LC)
Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Wordwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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