CORN-367F46: obverse of nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-367F46

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus (AE 3) of Constantine I (AD 306-337),GLORIA EXERCITVS (2 standards) mint of Heraclea, c.AD 330-333

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: AD 333

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 2.06 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd May 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Perinthus/Heraclea
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: rosette-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust facing right (RIC bust E8)
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS MAX AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers helmeted, standing looking at one another, holding spear and resting hand on shield set on ground; between them two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS // •SMHA

Reverse mint mark: .SMHA for Heraclea
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hayle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5638
Four figure Latitude: 50.191633
Four figure longitude: -5.41985
1:25K map: SW5638
1:10K map: SW58SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found in association with an AE4 of Constans
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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