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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-E84F17

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantius II (AD 337-61), dating to AD 353-60 (Reece Period 18), FEL TEMP REPARATIO, soldier spearing fallen horseman. Mint of Lyon. RIC VIII, p. 191, no. 189

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 353
Date to: AD 354

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.56 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st December 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTA[N - TIVS P F AVG]

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP RE]PARATIO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: - // (G)PL[G]

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 191, no. 189

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Clawson, Hose and Harby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7431
Four figure Latitude: 52.871396
Four figure longitude: -0.902061
1:25K map: SK7431
1:10K map: SK73SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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