BH-9A1373: Centenionalis of Constans - reverse

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-9A1373

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy Roman coin. Centenionalis of Constans. Coin is in good condition, with little wear or corrosion to surfaces. Measures 22.1mm diameter by 1.8mm thick. The weight is 5.66g.

Class: Centenionalis

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 347
Date to: Ante AD 351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 5.66 g
Diameter: 22.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th May 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Bedford museum 4.6.04

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed draped cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTA-NS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing left on prow of boat, holding a standard (Christian) in left hand and a phoenix or Victory in right hand, seated figure of Victory on right steering boat.
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Reverse mint mark: PLG

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Castle (Unitary Authority Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0550
Four figure Latitude: 52.13832896
Four figure longitude: -0.46719721
1:25K map: TL0550
1:10K map: TL05SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found in Bedford. Finder can't remember where.
Current location: with finder

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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