SF-B28A28: SF-B28A28

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B28A28

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman nummus, probably of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 335-41 (Reece period 17). Probably GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type, depicting two soldiers with one standard between them. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.24 mm
Weight: 1.61 g
Diameter: 16.94 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Unclear bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Possibly two soldiers with one standard between them

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: []/[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Thurston

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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