NARC-B571C6: NARC-B571C6 : Nummus : Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-B571C6

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 330-337. Reece Period 17. GLORIA EXERCITVS, depicting two soldiers with two standards and wreath between. Mint of Trier.

Diameter: 15.69mm, Thickness: 1.99mm, Weight: 2.0g

The coin is missing portions of its outer flan

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.99 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 15.69 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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 and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]CONSTANTINVSAVG[ ]

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards and wreath between
Reverse inscription: GLOR/[IAEXERC/ITVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: //TRP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Courteenhall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7553
Four figure Latitude: 52.17017639
Four figure longitude: -0.90477989
1:25K map: SP7553
1:10K map: SP75SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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