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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-BF5129

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to c. AD 332-340 (Reece Period 17), GLORIA EXERCITVS, two soldiers and two standards. Prototype Mint of Lyon. RIC VII, p. 138, cf. nos. 248-50.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 332
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.61 g
Diameter: 14.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2016 - Monday 31st October 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Unclear bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ... ]

Reverse description: Two soldiers and two standards
Reverse inscription: (GLORIA EXERCITVS)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: - // crescent PLG
Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 138, cf. nos. 248-50

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Haversham-cum-Little Linford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8343
Four figure Latitude: 52.07914794
Four figure longitude: -0.79026831
1:25K map: SP8343
1:10K map: SP84SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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