NLM-AD6CB7: Late Roman Nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-AD6CB7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy. Coin. Nummus of Constans (333-350). Issue of 348-350, Reece Period 18. Obverse description: Laureate bust draped left with ?orb. Obverse inscription: D.N.CONSTANS.PFAVG Reverse description: Soldier dragging barbarian right from hut under tree. Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO. In exergue: SLC Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin. Diameter: 19.80mm, Weight: 3.1gms, die axis: 12

Class: Nummus
Sub class: Constans

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM13847

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust draped left with ?orb
Obverse inscription: D.N.CONSTANS.PFAVG

Reverse description: Soldier dragging barbarian right from hut under tree.
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: SLC
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Torksey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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