BERK-0D48A6: Roman coin : nummus of Constantius I

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Unique ID: BERK-0D48A6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantius I. Reverse; GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing facing left. AD 303-5. Mint mark S F//PTR. Mint Trier. Reece period 15. Dimensions: diameter 27.88mm; weight 7.12g


Found during the Weekend Wanderers King Alfred the Great Rally 26-28 Aug 2006

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: Circa AD 303
Date to: Circa AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.12 g
Diameter: 27.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th August 2006

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - King Alfred the Great 06

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr G Crace
Identified by: David Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ticket no. Ylo. 178

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: S F//PTR
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: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Letcombe Regis

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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