OXON-373BC1: Roman Coin - Follis Constantius I

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-373BC1

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Struck copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantius I as Caesar, AE Follis, dating to the period AD c. 294-297. Obverse with laureate head right, Reverse Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder holding patera, cornucopiae. The surface has a mottled green patina. Mint illegible but probably Trier. Sear 14052; C.f RIC vol. VI, p. 179, no. 146a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 294
Date to: Circa AD 297

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.22 mm
Weight: 9.1 g
Diameter: 26.34 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Rod Trevaskus
Identified by: Mr Rod Trevaskus

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: Constantius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder holding patera, cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: [G]ENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Colemore and Priors Dean (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6830
Four figure Latitude: 51.06531632
Four figure longitude: -1.03095144
1:25K map: SU6830
1:10K map: SU63SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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