DEV-9F8C97: Roman coin: nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-9F8C97

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to AD 335-341 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITUS reverse type depicting two soldiers with one standard. Minted at Thessalonika.

14.9mm in diameter, 1.3mm thickness weight 1.09g.

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
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.09 g
Diameter: 14.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd January 2019 - Wednesday 6th March 2019

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017884

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: Thessalonica
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]ON[...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers flanking central standards with spears in their outer hands
Reverse inscription: GLORI[...]TVS

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
To be known as: Halberton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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