LIN-03A745: Late Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-03A745

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constans, 'FEL TEMP REPARATIO' type depicting the emperor dragging a captive. Mint of Trier. The coin is possibly a contemporary copy.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANS PF AVG

Reverse description: The emperor going right holding a standard and dragging a captive
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: T[ ]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Ewerby and Evedon

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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