SUR-DBDD57: Roman: Nummus of Constans

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Unique ID: SUR-DBDD57

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nummus of Constans (AD 337-50), Soldier leading figure from from hut, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Aquileia, AD 348-50. RIC VIII cf 101/103. Reece 18


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 348
Date to: AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.84 g
Diameter: 20.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 08.927

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust left, holding globe
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTANS PF AVG

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

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//AQP[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 323, cf. 101/103

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: Artington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9747
Four figure Latitude: 51.213974
Four figure longitude: -0.612631
1:25K map: SU9747
1:10K map: SU94NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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