NLM-2AED03: Roman Coin: Nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2AED03

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Coin. Nummus indeterminate; possibly copy of Fallen Horseman issue of 355-361 though most peculiarly blundered on reverse.

Obverse description: Bust diademed right.

Obverse inscription: [---]AV

Reverse description: Central feature resembling a basin with Vs on it with a possible stick figure to one side; legend appears to comprise letters PHRH.

Reverse inscription: possible [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Diameter: 12.7mm, Weight: 1.00gms.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 355
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 12.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM25130

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: Probably
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bust diademed right
Obverse inscription: [---]AV

Reverse description: Central feature resembling a basin with Vs on it with a possible stick figure to one side
Reverse inscription: possible [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]; legend comprises letters PHRH.

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
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: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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