WMID-04F317: Roman coin, a copper-alloy nummus of Constantius Gallus

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Unique ID: WMID-04F317

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantius Gallus (AD 351 to 354), dating to AD 351-4 (Reece Period 18), FEL TEMP REPARATIO, soldier advancing left, spearing fallen horseman. Mint of Siscia. RIC VIII, p. 375, no. 347. The coin suffers from some wear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 351
Date to: Exactly AD 354

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.51 mm
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 20.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Tuesday 31st May 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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 Gallus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed right; to left, A
Obverse inscription: [D N CONSTANTIVS] IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left, spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: I - //ΔSIS•S•
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 375, no. 347

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)

References cited

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Updated: 11 months ago

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