SF-EC3716: Roman Nummus obverse. House of Constantine 354-361.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-EC3716

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A contemporary copy of a nummus of Constantius II (AD 337-61), dating to c. AD 355-61 (Reece Period 18, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman. Prototype mint probably Trier. See RIC VIII, pp. 166-7 for potential prototypes.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 13.68 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd June 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Claire Costin
Identified by: Claire Costin
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference PKM 62

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left spearing a barbarian fallen from his horse.
Reverse inscription: [FEL TE]MP [R]E [PARATIO]

Reverse mint mark: - // T[ ]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Pakenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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