BH-15B107: Roman coin: nummus of Constantius II

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Unique ID: BH-15B107

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A worn copper alloy nummus of Constantius II as Caesar (AD 324-337) and dating to the period AD 334-335 (Reece Period 17). [GLORIA EXERC]ITVS reverse depicting two soldiers with two standards. Mint of Siscia. As RIC, VII, p. 455, no. 236.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 334
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.02 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 27th December 2018 - Thursday 27th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[TINVS I]VN NOB [C]

Reverse description: Two soldiers, two standards
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA EXERC]ITVS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: •ASIS•
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9483
Four figure Latitude: 52.43690027
Four figure longitude: -0.61867825
1:25K map: SP9483
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 26 days ago

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