LEIC-1D14F1: LEIC-1D14F1 Roman copper alloy nummus of Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-1D14F1

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

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constans dating to the period AD 348 to 350 (Reece period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting phoenix on rocky pile. Mint of Trier. RIC VIII, p. 154, no. 228.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.37 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th August 2013

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Bos6134

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
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: right facing diademed bust
Obverse inscription: [I]MP CONSTANS P[FAVG]

Reverse description: phoenix on rocky pile
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
To be known as: Bosworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Bosworth survey

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 5 years ago

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