LVPL-F0C714: no.98. Contemporary copy of a copper nummus of Constantius II, c.355-361 AD

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F0C714

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Contemporary copy of a copper nummus of Constantius II, c.355-361 AD.

Notes:

No. 98

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Diadem bust right
Obverse inscription: ...ONSTAN...

Reverse description: Possibly a fallen horseman type overstruck on a 2 Victories type of 347-8 AD.
Reverse inscription: [ ]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Goostrey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7770
Four figure Latitude: 53.22654
Four figure longitude: -2.345973
1:25K map: SJ7770
1:10K map: SJ77SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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