PAS-29E99A: Roman coin: Contemporary copy of a nummus copying the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-29E99A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A contemporary copy of a Roman copper-alloy nummus probably copying the House of Constantine dating to the period c. AD 355 to 361 (Reece period 18). Probably FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Mint uncertain.

This coin measures 10.9mm in diameter and weighs 0.93g.

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Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.9 mm
Width: 9.7 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 10.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd April 2014 - Thursday 3rd April 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour March-April 2014

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Soldier spearing a fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Lockinge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4288
Four figure Latitude: 51.58929397
Four figure longitude: -1.39514884
1:25K map: SU4288
1:10K map: SU48NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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