BERK-8BFD92: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantius II

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Unique ID: BERK-8BFD92

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A copper alloy Roman nummus (AE2) of Constantius II, dating to the period AD 348-350. Reece Period 18. FEL TEMP REPARATIO emperor on galley reverse type, 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 348
Date to: Circa AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 5.3 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2016.274

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [DN CONSTANT-]IVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing on galley holding Chi-Ro banner and phoenix on globe, Victory steering ship
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//P[.]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: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Warborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5993
Four figure Latitude: 51.63272526
Four figure longitude: -1.14894832
1:25K map: SU5993
1:10K map: SU59SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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