PUBLIC-225E11: PUBLIC-225E11-copper alloy nummus of Helena

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-225E11

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A corroded copper-alloy Roman nummus of Fausta (AD 324-328), dating to the period AD 324-326 (Reece period 16). Probably [SAL]VS [REI] PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Salus standing holding two children. Unclear mint, possibly Trier.

Weight: 1.76gms Diameter: 18.6mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 326

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.76 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th September 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Fausta
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]-FAVSTA AVG

Reverse description: Salus standing holding two children
Reverse inscription: [SAL]VS [REI] PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS REI PVBLICAE (Fausta)
Reverse mint mark: []//[...]T(R)[...]
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: Ascott-under-Wychwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3018
Four figure Latitude: 51.8597841
Four figure longitude: -1.56578102
1:25K map: SP3018
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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