BERK-02C430:

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-02C430

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, AD 307 - 337, dating to the period AD 307 - 318. Reece Period 16. SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type, mint of London.

Notes:

Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No: P567

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 23.4 mm

Discovery dates

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

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureat, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing holding .....? S, T one on either side of figure.
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC-TO COMITI -//PLN

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
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: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2914
Four figure Latitude: 51.82387398
Four figure longitude: -1.58063547
1:25K map: SP2914
1:10K map: SP21SE
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

No references cited so far.

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