OXON-7C46A2: Roman coin: A copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II  (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: OXON-7C46A2

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Roman coin: A copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II  dating to the period AD 348 to 350 (Reece Period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting the Emperor in a galley holding a standard and a phoenix on a globe. Minted in Trier. RIC VIII, p. 219, No. 212.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 348
Date to: Exactly AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.74 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th September 2021 - Tuesday 26th October 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Object Entry Form: 2617

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: The bust facing right, draped and cuirassed, and wearing a pearl diadem.
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTANTIVS [P F AVG]

Reverse description: The Emperor in a galley being steered by Victory, holding a Christian standard and a phoenix.
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: TRS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: North Leigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3713
Four figure Latitude: 51.81441254
Four figure longitude: -1.46467279
1:25K map: SP3713
1:10K map: SP31SE
Grid reference source: From 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: OXON
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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