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Unique ID: WMID2041

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A nummus of Contans, issued at Trier.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 333
Date to: AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Trier
Obverse description: Bust right pearl diadem and draped
Obverse inscription: [...]SA - NS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor holding phoenix on globe and victoriola standing left in the galley, which is steered by Victory seat left at helm.
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP - REPAR[ATIO]

Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: A//TRS

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Gaydon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4054
Four figure Latitude: 52.182806
Four figure longitude: -1.416385
1:25K map: SP4054
1:10K map: SP45SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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 p. 46 No. 45

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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