NLM-08DCE6: Nummus of Constantius II from Market Rasen

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-08DCE6

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

Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of Constantius II (323-361), issue of 355-361, Reece period 18.

Obverse description: Bust diademed right.

Obverse inscription: DN CONS[TANT]IVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Soldier spearing fallen horseman

Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

In exerge: BetaSIS, for Siscia mint.

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin.

Diameter: 17.5mm, Weight: 2.21gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Nummus of Constantius II
Inscription: obverse: DN CONS[TANT]IVS PF AVG reverse In exerge: BetaSIS:

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 355
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.21 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th September 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM17263

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]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust diademed right.
Obverse inscription: DN CONS[TANT]IVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Soldier spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: BetaSIS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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