BERK-C058E6: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine II

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Unique ID: BERK-C058E6

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A copper alloy Roman nummus (AE2) of Constantine II as Caesar (AD 317-337), struck in Arles (France), in AD 327. VIRTVS CAESS reverse. RIC VII 315. Reece 16.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 327

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 20.22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2011.763

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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Arles (Arelatum - Constantina)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped & cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Town or camp gate with open doors, four turrets and star above, S-F across fields
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS-CAESS

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS CAESS
Reverse mint mark: S|F//(AR)LT
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: Monday 16th April 2012
Updated: Monday 16th April 2012

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