CAM-6D5E34: Roman Coin : A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of Constantius II.

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-6D5E34

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of Constantius II, AD 355-361 (Reece period 18). Reverse legend reads FEL TEMP REPARATIO. Reverse shows soldier stabbing fallen horseman. Mint unknown.

Obverse shows draped, cuirassed and pearl-diademed bust right. Obverse legend reads [...]TIVS[...]. Mint mark is //[...]. Die axis is 6 o'clock, weight is 1.35g, diameter is 16.81mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 16.81 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th October 2010

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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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: draped, cuirassed and pearl-diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]TIVS[...]

Reverse description: Soldier stabbing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: //[...]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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Updated: 6 years ago

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