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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-E001F0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II, 323-361; FEL TEMP REPARATIO; Soldier stabbing fallen horseman; Sirmium mint, 351-355; Reece period 18; Mintmark: .S.//[...]; RIC VIII. p. 387. no. 47.

Obv: [...]; Bust right.

Rev: FEL TEMP REPARATIO; Soldier stabbing fallen horseman.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 351
Date to: Exactly AD 355

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 3.36 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 29th June 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-4-214

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: Constantius II [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Sirmium (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bust right Mintmark: .S.//[...]
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Soldier stabbing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Die axis measurement: 6 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]
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 387. no. 47
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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Regularly improved[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Friday 1st July 2011
Updated: Monday 4th July 2011

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