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Unique ID: SWYOR-8FF988

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A copper alloy Roman coin; a nummus of Constans (333 - 350 AD), Fel Temp Reparatio Phoenix on rocky mound type dating from 348 - 350 AD. It was minted at Trier. See LRBC number 35.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.06 g
Diameter: 17.34 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1271

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [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: Treveri (Trier, Germany) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: draped and diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTANS PF AVG
Reverse description: Phoenix standing right on rocky mound
Reverse inscription: FEL•TEMP•REPARATIO
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
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: TRP•
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • LRBC : section II number 35
A resized image of Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: East Riding Of Yorkshire
District: East Riding Of Yorkshire
Parish: North Cave

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9132
Four figure Latitude: 53.776392 Four figure longitude: -0.620608
1:25K map: SE9132
1:10K map: SE93SW
WOEID: 18485
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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.

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Created: Thursday 10th March 2011
Updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012

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