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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-70AE76

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (Constantius II or Constans), dating to AD 340-48 (Reece Period 17), VICTORIA AVGG, Victory walking left holding wreath in each hand. Mint of Siscia. RIC VIII, p. 362, cf. nos. 180-181. This type was only struck at Siscia.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 340
Date to: Exactly AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 15.15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2015 - Saturday 31st October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Obverse description: Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: [ ... ]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath in each hand
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIA AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGG
Reverse mint mark: - Chi-Rho // [*.]SIS*
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 362, cf. nos. 180-181

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Haversham-cum-Little Linford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8244
Four figure Latitude: 52.08828534
Four figure longitude: -0.80461686
1:25K map: SP8244
1:10K map: SP84SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: FASAM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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