BERK-BCF732: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine II as Caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-BCF732

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy Roman nummus (AE3) of Constantine II as Caesar, dating to the period AD 330-335. Reece period 17. Mint of Lyon. Sear (1988) 3951.

Subsequent actions

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Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 16.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th October 2013

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WWEDTOCT13.LSZ034

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 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI[NVS IVN NOB C]

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing either side of two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: East Hendred (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4689
Four figure Latitude: 51.59797313
Four figure longitude: -1.33728428
1:25K map: SU4689
1:10K map: SU48NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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