BERK-E65820: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-E65820

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper alloy coin: nummus of Constans (AD333-350). London mint Dimensions: diameter 23.85mm; weight 4.5g

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 333
Date to: AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.5 g
Diameter: 23.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Laureate bust right, bearded
Obverse inscription: OW IMP CONSTANIO----

Reverse description: Temple with two large birds to either side
Reverse inscription: FE LIX (PLN)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Englefield

Spatial coordinates


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: Englefield Rally
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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