BERK-EDCB3A: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-EDCB3A

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

A complete copper alloy Roman nummus (AE3/4) of Constantine I (AD 307-337) dating to the period AD 318-324. Reece Period 16. SARMATIA DE VICTA reverse type. Mint of Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 19.98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 19th March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.064

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right, treading on captive.
Reverse inscription: SARMATIA DEVICTA

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SARMATIA DEVICTA
Reverse mint mark: //(pellet)PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Boxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4272
Four figure Latitude: 51.44543897
Four figure longitude: -1.39705046
1:25K map: SU4272
1:10K map: SU47SW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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