DEV-9FA1B1: Roman coin: nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-9FA1B1

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 EXERCITUS reverse type depicting two soldiers with two standard. Mint unknown.

16.2mm in diameter, 1.6mm thickness weight 2.19g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.19 g
Diameter: 16.2 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]
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANT[...] S NOB C[...]

Reverse description: Two soldiers flanking two standards with spears in their outer hands
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
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

No references cited so far.

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