BUC-153DF8: Roman coin: nummus from the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-153DF8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn copper alloy Roman nummus from the House of Constantine, dating to AD 321 - 324 (Reece Period 16). IOVI CONSERVATORI reverse type depicting Jupiter standing left, leaning on eagle tipped sceptre and holding Victory on globe; to left eagle; to right captive. These coins were issued at Eastern Mints under Licinius I (AD 308-24) who ruled in the East (whilst Constantine I ruled the West).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.9 mm
Width: 17.3 mm
Weight: 1.04 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 23rd May 2019

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5057

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 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Eastern mint
Obverse description: Unclear cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ... ] AVG

Reverse description: Jupiter standing left, leaning on eagle-tipped sceptre and holding Victory on globe; to left eagle; to right captive.
Reverse inscription: [IOVI CONSERVATORI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: IOVI CONSERVATORI
Reverse mint mark: [ ] // [ ]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

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: SP8143
Four figure Latitude: 52.07944373
Four figure longitude: -0.81944574
1:25K map: SP8143
1:10K map: SP84SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 25 days ago

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