BH-CA6DA5: AE 3 or 4 of Constans as caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-CA6DA5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman coin. AE 3 or 4 of Constans as caesar. The coin is in good condition, with only a small amount of wear. There is no visible corrosion, due to the coin having been cleaned. It measures 13.4mm diameter by 1.4mm thick and weighs 1.8g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 335
Date to: AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 13.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Luton 0412

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: [FL IVL] CONSTANS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Two soldiers and one standard.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERCITVS]

Reverse mint mark: TRS

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Luton (Unitary Authority)
District: Luton (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0522
Four figure Latitude: 51.88668
Four figure longitude: -0.475772
1:25K map: TL0522
1:10K map: TL02SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Other

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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