SWYOR-8FF988: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: SWYOR-8FF988

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy Roman coin; a nummus of Constans (333 - 350 AD), Fel Temp Reparatio Phoenix on rocky mound type dating from 348 - 350 AD. It was minted at Trier. See LRBC number 35.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.06 g
Diameter: 17.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th August 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1271

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: Treveri (Trier, Germany)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: draped and diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTANS PF AVG

Reverse description: Phoenix standing right on rocky mound
Reverse inscription: FEL•TEMP•REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: TRP•
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : section II number 35

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)
Parish or ward: North Cave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9132
Four figure Latitude: 53.776392
Four figure longitude: -0.620608
1:25K map: SE9132
1:10K map: SE93SW
WOEID: 18485
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: Thursday 10th March 2011
Updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012

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