SOM-7EF3E4: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine (Constantius II or Constans)

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Unique ID: SOM-7EF3E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (Constantius II or Constans) dating to AD 348-350 (Reece period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting the Emperor on a galley. Minted at Trier. RIC VIII p.154, nos.239-244.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 348
Date to: Exactly AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 3.24 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th February 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust facing right, A behind bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Emperor wearing armour standing facing left on galley steered by Victory, holding [Victory or phoenix] in right hand and standard with chi-rho in left
Reverse inscription: Illegible [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: A/-//TRS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Witham Friary

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: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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