DEV-FB125D: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-FB125D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to AD 330 - 335 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers with two standards. Second mint of Treveri (Trier).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.67 mm
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th March 2019 - Wednesday 5th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Charlie McGuinness
Identified by: Mr Charlie McGuinness
Secondary identifier: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018281

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing flanking one standard holding spears in outer hands and resting inner hands on shields
Reverse inscription: GLOR [IA EXER C] ITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: TR.S
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Upton Pyne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9095
Four figure Latitude: 50.74415368
Four figure longitude: -3.56042987
1:25K map: SX9095
1:10K map: SX95NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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