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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-32F3BB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy commemorative nummus (AE3) from the House of Constantine, Constantinopolis / Victory on prow type dating to the period AD 330 - 335. Reece Period 17. Mint of Lyon.

Notes:

Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No 43

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: 2.1 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detecting for Veterans - Englefield, Berks 24.09.17

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted head of Constantinopolis left, with sceptre
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory left on Prow
Reverse inscription: None

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: - // dot above crescent PLG
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Englefield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6272
Four figure Latitude: 51.44360665
Four figure longitude: -1.10930101
1:25K map: SU6272
1:10K map: SU67SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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