BERK-9C6095: Roman Coin: nummus of Constans

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Unique ID: BERK-9C6095

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A Roman copper alloy coin: nummus of Constans (AD 333-350). Dimensions: diameter 1.40mm; weight 1.58g Sear, D R Roman Coins and Their Values Seaby [pages: p.333-4 ]


This object is part of a much larger collection that was found over twenty-five years of fieldwalking over the same site.

Subsequent actions

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


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: 1.58 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1978 - Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Collection no. 37

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANS PF [AV]G

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing each other.
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD [AVGG Q NN]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: ?TRP in exergue
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Chipping Norton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
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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