SUR-48320C: Nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-48320C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus, Constantine I (307-337 AD), commemorative issue from 330-346 AD.

Obverse: helmeted bust of Constantinopolis 1 wearing imperial mantle and holding sceptre; inscription CONSTANTINOPOLIS.

Reverse: Victory standing left, with right foot on prow of galley, holding sceptre and leaning on shield. Probably no legend for this type, however any originally present would be illegible. Mint mark illegible.

As Sear 3890.

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 346

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Watlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6893
Four figure Latitude: 51.63171122
Four figure longitude: -1.01893295
1:25K map: SU6893
1:10K map: SU69SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 8 days ago

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