BERK-0239B2: Roman coin: Nummus from House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-0239B2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman nummus of Gratian (AD 367-83), dating to AD 367-75 (Reece Period 19), GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI, Emperor standing with standard and shield. Mint of Arles, 367-75. RIC IX, no.15.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.33 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 14.84 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2009.390

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: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: [D N GRATIANVS AVGG AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor standing holding standard and shield
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
Reverse mint mark: [ ]//[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX no. 15

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Dorchester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5893
Four figure Latitude: 51.632829
Four figure longitude: -1.163395
1:25K map: SU5893
1:10K map: SU59SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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