OXON-572BD5: Roman coin: Nummus of Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-572BD5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy nummus of Constans, dating to the period AD 348-350. Reece Period 18. FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting phoenix on rock. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 348
Date to: Circa AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.682

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...] S PF AVG

Reverse description: Phoenix on rock
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: - // PTR
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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Audit data

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

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