WMID984: Roman coin: Complete nummus of House of Constantine

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Unique ID: WMID984

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 306 to AD 361), dating to the period AD 348 to AD 361 (Reece Period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting a soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Mint of Trier.

Diameter: 15.6 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.6 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 348
Date to: AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1993 - Friday 1st January 1999

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton
Secondary identifier: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bust r. pearl diadem, draped.
Obverse inscription: CO [ ] TIVS PF [ ]

Reverse description: Falling horseman type.
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP] REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
To be known as: WARWICKSHIRE PRINCETHORPE

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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