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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-2B8005

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (Constans or Constantius II) dating to the period AD 347 to 348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse type depicting two Victories facing each other, each holding a small wreath. Mint of Arles. LRBC 447-450 (p. 12).

This coins measures 14.2mm in diameter and weighs 1.48g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 347
Date to: Exactly AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.2 mm
Width: 13.3 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 31st March 2014 - Monday 31st March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour March-April 2014

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 or Constans (337-350)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: (Laureate with rosettes) bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[...]

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing each other, each holding up a small wreath
Reverse inscription: Illegible [VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: P//PARL
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : 447-450 (p. 12)

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4288
Four figure Latitude: 51.58929397
Four figure longitude: -1.39514884
1:25K map: SU4288
1:10K map: SU48NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: PAS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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