DEV-7A7956: Roman coin: nummus of House of Constantine

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Unique ID: DEV-7A7956

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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to c. AD 324-327. Reece Period 17.

[GLORIA EXERCITVS] reverse type depicting two soldiers with one standard. Mint unknown.

15.9mm diameter, 1.69mm thick, weight 1.56g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.69 mm
Weight: 1.56 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Callum Booker
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017876

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Diadem bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding spears in their outside hands with arms raised, one central standard
Reverse inscription: [G]LOR[IA EXERCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
To be known as: Bicton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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