IOW-D08597: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine II

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-D08597

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Irregular copper alloy nummus of Constantine II (337-361), FEL TEMP REPARTIO (Soldier advancing left, spearing fallen horseman), Probably a prototype of Lyons, 355-60. RIC VIII, p. 191, see 189ff.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 355
Date to: AD 360

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.03 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd April 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2006-88-20

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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left, spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARTIO

Reverse mint mark: Mintmark unclear, but possibly // ..LG (first two
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
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
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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