NLM-1287AC: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1287AC

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Minim, nummus of the House of Constantine (306-361), irregular Fallen Horseman issue of 355-361, Reece period 18

Obverse description: Head right, stiff Celtic hair might be taken as radiate crown but also features among some Trier mint issues.

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left spearing fallen horseman.

Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Diameter: 8.5mm, Weight: 0.42gms, die axis: probably 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 355
Date to: Exactly AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.42 g
Diameter: 8.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 30th August 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47876

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Head right, stiff Celtic hair

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left spearing fallen horseman.
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Owston Ferry

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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