BERK-4BFCE1: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Oxfordshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-4BFCE1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete copper alloy Roman nummus (AE2) of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating to the period AD 330-335. Reece Period 17. GLORIA EXERCITVS (two standards) reverse type, mint of Lyon.

Notes:

Submitted via email, object not seen by recording FLO.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

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: OXPAS2015.517

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 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and curiassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS [PF] AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing either side of two standards
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
Reverse mint mark: //[PL]G
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: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Bampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2903
Four figure Latitude: 51.72497517
Four figure longitude: -1.58155056
1:25K map: SP2903
1:10K map: SP20SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 3 years ago

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