LANCUM-327EE2: Late Roman nummus of Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-327EE2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Roman nummus of Constantius II, probably dating from c. AD355-361.

Obverse description: Laureate, diademed and bust right
Obverse inscription: [DNCONSTAN/TIVSPFAVG]

Reverse description: Solider spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: [FELTEMPRE/PARATIO]

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
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: diademed bust right Obverse description: Laureate, diademed and bust right Obverse inscription:
Obverse inscription: DNCONSTAN[/TIVSPFAVG]

Reverse description: Solider spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: [FELTEMPRE/PARATIO]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bolton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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