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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-9A03A8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constans (348-50), FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Soldier and Hut type, Rome, AD 348-50. RIC VIII, 140. Reece 18

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 3.96 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jodi Puls
Identified by: Mrs Jodi Puls
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)
Ruler/issuer: Constans
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed left, holding globe
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTANS P F AVG.

Reverse description: Soldier dragging enemy from hut beneath tree.
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REP[ARATIO]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//R*(P)

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 259, no. 140

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Kings Sombourne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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