LVPL-6ED249: Roman nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: LVPL-6ED249

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

A worn copper alloy nummus possibly of the House of Constantine. Reverse: possibly [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]Soldier holding spear, advancing right, leading small figure from hut. Reece period 17. AD 348-350.

Measurements: 17.30mm in diameter, 1.3g

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: 1.3 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th November 2014 - Sunday 16th November 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Worn.

Reverse description: Possibly soldier holding spear, advancing right, leading small figure from hut.
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Boothby Graffoe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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