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Unique ID: BERK-C058E6

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A copper alloy Roman nummus (AE2) of Constantine II as Caesar (AD 317-337), struck in Arles (France), in AD 327. VIRTVS CAESS reverse. RIC VII 315. Reece 16.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 327

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 20.22 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2011.763

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Constantine II [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Arles (Arelatum - Constantina) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C
Reverse description: Town or camp gate with open doors, four turrets and star above, S-F across fields
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS-CAESS
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS CAESS [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: S|F//(AR)LT
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine II

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Oxfordshire
District: South Oxfordshire

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Created: Monday 16th April 2012
Updated: Monday 16th April 2012

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