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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-EE1345

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

A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 - 335. Reece Period 17. Victory on prow reverse type, probably mint of Lyon. No photograph

Notes:

Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No: B494

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: 1.63 g
Diameter: 15.39 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
Secondary identifier: 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: Probably
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: [VRBS ROMA]

Reverse description: Twins suckling from She-wolf; two stars above.
Reverse inscription: -//UPLC

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Status: Regular

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: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3014
Four figure Latitude: 51.82382138
Four figure longitude: -1.56612665
1:25K map: SP3014
1:10K map: SP31SW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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