OXON-571169: Roman coin: Nummus of Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-571169

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy nummus of Constans, dating to the period AD 337-341. Reece Period 17. GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers with one standard. Mint unreadable.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.680

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANS - PF AVG

Reverse description: Two soldiers standing with one standard
Reverse inscription: GLORIA EXERCITVS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA EXERCITVS
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)
Parish or ward: Great Faringdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2994
Four figure Latitude: 51.64405671
Four figure longitude: -1.58229539
1:25K map: SU2994
1:10K map: SU29SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Built over

References cited

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Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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