BERK-5E535A: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantius II

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Unique ID: BERK-5E535A

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A worn and incomplete copper alloy Roman nummus (AE3) from the House of Constantine, probably Constantius II and dating to the period AD 355-361. Reece Period 18. FEL TEMP REPARATIO (fallen horseman?) reverse type, mint of Lugdunum (Lyon).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 355
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2016.477

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: (...)TIVS(...)

Reverse description: Soldier standing at right, facing left, behind horse (spearing fallen horseman?)
Reverse inscription: (...)ATIO

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//PLG
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: Hanborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4213
Four figure Latitude: 51.8140602
Four figure longitude: -1.39214574
1:25K map: SP4213
1:10K map: SP41SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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