OXON-4393E5: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-4393E5

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A complete copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I as Caesar (AD 306-307) dating to the summer of AD 307. Reece Period 15. GENIO POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius standing left with patera and cornucopia. Mint of Trier. RIC VI Trier 703b.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 6.5 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2019.340

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureat, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: FL VAL CONSTANTINVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius standing left with patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: S/C//TRP
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: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Noke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5413
Four figure Latitude: 51.81303213
Four figure longitude: -1.21808761
1:25K map: SP5413
1:10K map: SP51SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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