BERK-C73868: Roman AE coin of Constantine the Great c. 306 - 337 AD

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-C73868

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Roman AE coin of Constantine the Great c. 306 - 337 AD. Obverse with helmeted, laureate and cuirassed bust right, reverse with two Victories standing facing each other, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT PR on an altar. The surface heavily pitted with a dull grey/green patina. Diameter = 17.3mm, thickness = 1.8mm, weight = 2.0gm. Sear 16299?

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 306
Date to: Circa AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

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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 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted, laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONST[AN-TI]NVS MAX AV[G]

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing each other, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT PR on an altar.
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE] LAETAE PRINC P[ERP]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRIN P
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Kiddington with Asterleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4224
Four figure Latitude: 51.91295456
Four figure longitude: -1.39081193
1:25K map: SP4224
1:10K map: SP42SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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