BERK-18B6DB: Roman: Coin: House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-18B6DB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, probably Constantine I dating to the periodAD 307-318 (Reece Period 15). Reverse type MARTI CONSERVATORI depicting Mars facing left in military dress holding spear and resting left hand on shield. Mintmark possibly SCONST.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 316

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.78 g
Diameter: 18.08 mm

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Middle Aston 29-30.08.15

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lindsey Smith
Identified by: Dr Lindsey Smith

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Diademed , cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Mars facing left in military dress holding spear and resting left hand on shield
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: MARTI CONSERVATORI
Reverse mint mark: Possibly *//SCONTI
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: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Middle Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4727
Four figure Latitude: 51.93952661
Four figure longitude: -1.31771861
1:25K map: SP4727
1:10K map: SP42NE
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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