SUR-8254AB:

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-8254AB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A corroded and encrusted Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantius II or Constans and dating to AD 347-348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIA[E DD AVG GQ NN] reverse type depicting two victories holding wreaths, standing facing each other, Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped bust, right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[...]

Reverse description: Two victories, holding wreaths, standing facing each other.
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA[E DD AVGGQ NN]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
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: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Watlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6993
Four figure Latitude: 51.63158966
Four figure longitude: -1.00448728
1:25K map: SU6993
1:10K map: SU69SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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