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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-6994B8

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

A very worn copper alloy Roman nummus (AE4) from the House of Constantine and dating from c. AD 330-335. Reece Period 17. VRBS ROMA / Wolf and twins type, mint of Lyon.

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
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2017.274

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Roma, left
Obverse inscription: VR[BS ROMA]

Reverse description: She-wolf suckling twins Romulus and Remus
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
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: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Crowmarsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6287
Four figure Latitude: 51.578462
Four figure longitude: -1.10666798
1:25K map: SU6287
1:10K map: SU68NW
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: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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