NLM-B67C8E: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B67C8E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Constantine II (317-340), Arles mint Gloria Exercitus issue of 333, RIC vol. 7 no. 371, Reece period 17

Obverse description: Youthful bust laureate cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI NVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards between them; standards have triangular tops, wreath between the tops of standards.

Reverse inscription: [GLOR] [I]A EXERC ITVS

In exergue: SCONST'

Diameter: 18.1mm, Weight: 1.86gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 333
Date to: Exactly AD 333

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42101

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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Youthful bust laureate cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI NVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Two soldiers with two standards between them; standards have triangular tops,
Reverse inscription: [GLOR] [I]A EXERC ITVS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: SCONST'; wreath between the tops of standards
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : Vol. 7 no. 371

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wetwang

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

References cited

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