SOM-C06F96: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantius Gallus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-C06F96

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantius Gallus (AD 351-4), dating to AD 353-4 (Reece Period 18), FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier advancing left spearing fallen horseman. Mint of Arles. RIC VIII, p. 219, no. 217; LRBC no. 456 (1960, p. 55).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 353
Date to: Exactly AD 354

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.44 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

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: Constantius Gallus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTANTI-VS NOB CAE[S]

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: D/- //SCON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 219, no. 217
  • LRBC : Part II p. 55, no. 456

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: Friday 21st December 2007
Updated: Sunday 17th September 2017

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