WAW-46286D: Roman coin: nummus of Constantius I (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-46286D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin: nummus of Constantius I (296-305), issued between 294 and 305. (Reece Period 15). Reverse type is GENIO POPVLI ROMANI depicting Genius standing holding a cornucopiae and patera. Mint of Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 294
Date to: Exactly AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.98 g
Diameter: 27.61 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th March 2015 - Sunday 29th March 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate and cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, right holding patera, left cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [GENIO P]OPV-LI R[OMANI]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: Illegible.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Aldington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0644
Four figure Latitude: 52.09431203
Four figure longitude: -1.91383322
1:25K map: SP0644
1:10K map: SP04SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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