BERK-9B90F2: Roman coin: Nummus fo Arcadius

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-9B90F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy Roman nummus (AE4) of Arcadius (AD 383-408), possibly a contemporary copy dating to the period AD 388-395 (Reece Period 21). VICTORIA AVGGG reverse type, mint of Lyon. RIC IX Lyons 44d.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 388
Date to: Circa AD 395

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 13.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2015.270

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: Arcadius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN ARCA[DIVS PF] AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA AVGGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGGG
Reverse mint mark: //LVG[P]
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: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aston Tirrold (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5584
Four figure Latitude: 51.5522156
Four figure longitude: -1.208143
1:25K map: SU5584
1:10K map: SU58SE
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: BERK
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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