IOW-E001F0: IOW-E001F0 Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantius II

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-E001F0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II, 323-361; FEL TEMP REPARATIO; Soldier stabbing fallen horseman; Sirmium mint, 351-355; Reece period 18; Mintmark: .S.//[...]; RIC VIII. p. 387. no. 47.

Obv: [...]; Bust right.

Rev: FEL TEMP REPARATIO; Soldier stabbing fallen horseman.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 351
Date to: Exactly AD 355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.36 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 29th June 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-4-214

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: Sirmium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right Mintmark: .S.//[...]
Obverse inscription: [...]

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 387. no. 47

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: 6 years ago

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