BERK-90A60F: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-90A60F

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A copper alloy Roman nummus (AE3) of Constantius II, dating to the period AD 353-361. Reece period 18. FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type. Mint of Lyon.

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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: Circa AD 353
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.79 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th December 2013

Rally details.

This object was found at Metal Detectives at Milton-under-Wychwood (Bruern), 29.12.13

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: 2014.192

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTANTIVS [...]

Reverse description: Soldier spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP [REPARATIO]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
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: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Bruern (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2417
Four figure Latitude: 51.85108243
Four figure longitude: -1.65297304
1:25K map: SP2417
1:10K map: SP21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Updated: 4 years ago

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