BUC-53DDA3: Roman Coin of Emperor Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-53DDA3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy nummus of Constantius I dating to the period AD 305 to 307 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left. Mint of Lyon. RIC VI, p. 255, no. 187a.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 305
Date to: AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.36 mm
Weight: 6.69 g
Diameter: 28.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th March 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Lynne Buckley
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTIVS AV[G]

Reverse description: Genius standing left, naked with chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera in right, cornucopiae in left.
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: altar/*//PLC

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Chiltern (District)
To be known as: Chenies

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
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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