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COIN

Unique ID: SF-69C8B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (AD 317-340), dating to AD 330-335 (Reece Period 17). GLOR[IA] EX[ERCITVS] reverse type depicting two soldiers holding spear and shield; two standards between them, branch between the standards. Mint of Trier. As LRBC p. 5, no. 82.

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: 1.91 mm
Weight: 1.69 g
Diameter: 17.54 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [CON]STANTINVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Two soldiers holding spear and shield; two standards between them, branch between the standards.
Reverse inscription: GLOR[IA] EX[ERCITVS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: branch//TRS
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • LRBC : p. 5, no. 82.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Offton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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