BERK-6D29FA: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-6D29FA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy Roman nummus, probably of Constantine I, dating to the period AD 318-324. Reece Period 16. VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type. Mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 19.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2014 - Tuesday 11th November 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: 2014.525

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two captives seated under inscribed trophy
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVS EXERCIT VOT X X]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: //[P]LN
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: Radley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5100
Four figure Latitude: 51.69643906
Four figure longitude: -1.26350414
1:25K map: SP5100
1:10K map: SP50SW
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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