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Unique ID: BUC-5F2BE7

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

A Copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of constans.

Obv:- diademed cuirassed bust right ..DN CONSTANS PF AVG

REV:Emperor on a boat steered by a winged victory..FELTEMP REPARATIO

(RIC 71-2) Mint Mark plg=Lyon

(Reece Period 18)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.47 g
Diameter: 21.47 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th September 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Clark
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed cuirassed bust right ..
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTANS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor on a boat steered by a winged victory.
Reverse inscription: FELTEMP REPARATIO

Reverse mint mark: PLG =Lyon
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 71-2

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hanslope

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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