BM-C03978: Roman coin : nummus of Constantius II, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-C03978

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361), dating to AD 351-355 (Reece Period 18). Reverse: FEL TEMP REPARATIO, fallen horseman. Mint of Constantinople. RIC VIII, p. 457, no. 112.

Notes:

Officina ζ is unlisted in RIC VIII for this type.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 351
Date to: Circa AD 355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.86 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Wednesday 31st December 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders reference: Bags I-O

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Constantinople
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTAN-[TIVS P F AVG]; Δ behind bust

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left, spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: B . -//CONSζ
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 457, no. 112

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Hertsmere (District)
To be known as: Aldenham region

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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