LANCUM-303862: LANCUM-303862: Late Roman local copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: LANCUM-303862

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

Local copy of a late Roman nummus of Constantius or Constans dating from c AD343-348.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 200
Date to: Ante AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27 mm
Width: 26 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANSPFAVG]?

Reverse description: Victory walking left with wreath
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: [...]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Cotswold (District)
To be known as: Gloucester

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: Sunday 2nd December 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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