NCL-4ACEC6: NCL-4ACEC6

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-4ACEC6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy nummus of Constans (AD 333-350), dating to the period c.AD 337-340 (Reece period17). GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS reverse type depicting Two soldiers standing either side of one standard. Mint of Cyzicus. As RIC VIII, p. 491, no. 22.

Weight - 1.58g; Diameter - 14.96mm

Axis; 6 O'Clock

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: GNM
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.23 mm
Weight: 1.58 g
Diameter: 14.96 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Andrew Agate
Identified by: Mr Andrew Agate
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: #9159

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]
Mint or issue place: Cyzicus
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTA-NS P F AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing either side of one standard
Reverse inscription: GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: -//SMKB•
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 491, no. 22

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY9672
Four figure Latitude: 55.04249122
Four figure longitude: -2.06412989
1:25K map: NY9672
1:10K map: NY97SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting
Current location: GNM
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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