COIN

Unique ID: SUR-DBDD57

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A nummus of Constans (AD 337-50), Soldier leading figure from from hut, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Aquileia, AD 348-50. RIC VIII cf 101/103. Reece 18


Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 348
Date to: AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 3.84 g
Diameter: 20.87 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David W Williams - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 08.927

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Constans [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Aquileia (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust left, holding globe
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTANS PF AVG
Reverse description: Soldier leading a small figure from a hut
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -//AQP[ ]
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 323, cf. 101/103
A resized image of Roman: Nummus of Constans

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Surrey
District: Guildford
Parish: Artington

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9747
Four figure Latitude: 51.213974 Four figure longitude: -0.612631
1:25K map: SU9747
1:10K map: SU94NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 14th January 2009
Updated: Friday 27th May 2011

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