ESS-FBBB1D: Roman coin: nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-FBBB1D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy Roman nummus of House Constantine, c. AD 335 - 341. Reece period 17. GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse with two soldiers and one standard. London mint

Notes:

Finder notes that there were three coins found within the immediate are of one another: ESS-FBA554, ESS-FBBB1D, ESS-FBDC7E, ESS-FBE9C1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

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]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: two soldiers and one standard
Reverse inscription: GLORI [A ...]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: - / - // PL
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Maulden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0536
Four figure Latitude: 52.01250581
Four figure longitude: -0.47150054
1:25K map: TL0536
1:10K map: TL03NE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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