BERK-7DE495: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantius II obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-7DE495

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy Roman nummus (AE3) from the House of Constantine, probably Constantius II and dating to the period AD 354-361. Reece period 18. FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type, soldier spearing horseman. Uncertain mint.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 354
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.32 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th June 2014

Rally details.

This object was found at Metal Detectives at Woodstock

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.202

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left spearing fallen horseman. Crude.
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Kidlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4615
Four figure Latitude: 51.83172685
Four figure longitude: -1.33386019
1:25K map: SP4615
1:10K map: SP41NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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