PAS-8C7D34: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-8C7D34

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 347-348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse type depicting two Victories facing and holding wreaths. Mint unclear.

The coin has suffered some losses around its circumference. It measures 15.5mm in diameter and weighs 1.31g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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: 15.5 mm
Width: 14.4 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.31 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd April 2015 - Thursday 2nd April 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Tour find MS16

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]TI-[...]VS (P F AVG)

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing towards holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: VICTO[RIAE DD AVGGQ NN]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: branch//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Middle Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4826
Four figure Latitude: 51.93045132
Four figure longitude: -1.30331237
1:25K map: SP4826
1:10K map: SP42NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers England Detecting Tours March 2015
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PAS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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