YORYM-C61B63: Roman coin : Nummus probably a contemporary copy of Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-C61B63

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus probably a contemporary copy of Constantius II, probably overstruck on an earlier coin, (could be a combination of VICTORIAE DD AVGG QNN and FEL TEMP REPARATIO), uncertain mint, circa 355-61.

Notes:

This coin appears to be ab overstrike of a FEL TEMP REPARATIO, 'fallen horseman' type, over a two Victories type of AD 347-8.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 355
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Unclear bust right
Obverse inscription: ...

Reverse description: Possibly Soldier spearing fallen horseman, overstruck over two Victories
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD AVGG QNN and FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Pocklington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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