ASHM-3768BD: Roman coin: nummus of Arcadius

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COIN

Unique ID: ASHM-3768BD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy, Roman nummus of Arcadius (AD 383-408), dating to the period AD 383-392. Reverse type VICTOR-IA (AVGGG). Reece period 21. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 383
Date to: Exactly AD 392

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 11.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2008 - Saturday 31st May 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Alison Pollard
Identified by: Dr Alison Pollard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ASHMBD1383

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: Arcadius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Obverse description: Bust, right.
Obverse inscription: [...]ARCADIVS A[...]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: VICTOR-IA[...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGG
Reverse mint mark: illegible
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: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Childrey

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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