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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR801

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constans dating from the period AD 348-50 (Reece period 18). FEL TEP REPARATIO reverse type depicting a soldier advancing right, leading a figure from a hut. Mint of Lyons.

Notes:

PAL 356

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 348
Date to: Exactly AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust left in paludamentum
Obverse inscription: CONST[ANS PF] AVG

Reverse description: Soldier advancing right leading small figure from hut
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: South Petherton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Hill, P.V. 1960 Late Roman Bronze Coinage London Spink and Son Ltd 180

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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