ESS-8E2471: ESS-8E2471 Roman coin: Nummus of uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-8E2471

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, contemporary copy, dating to the period AD 355-361 (Reece period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting a soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Uncertain mint.

Notes:

Not seen by FLO. Identification from photograph.

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

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st March 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]CONS[...]

Reverse description: Soldier spearing a fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: FEL T[EMP REPARATIO ]

Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Bradwell CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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

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Updated: 2 years ago

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