COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-303862

Object type certainty: Certain
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Local copy of a late Roman nummus of Constantius or Constans dating from c AD343-348.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Post AD 200
Date to: Ante AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Length: 27 mm
Width: 26 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Dot Boughton - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Dot Boughton - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Constans [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANSPFAVG]?
Reverse description: Victory walking left with wreath
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: [...]
Status: Contemporary copy

A resized image of LANCUM-303862: Late Roman local copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Gloucestershire
District: Cotswold
To be known as: Gloucester

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Sunday 2nd December 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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