BM-C09191: Roman coin : copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine, FEL TEMP REPARATIO (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-C09191

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-361), dating to c. AD 355-361 (Reece Period 18). Reverse prototype: FEL TEMP REPARATIO, fallen horseman.

Notes:

The coin is overstruck on an earlier official nummus (VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN, 2 Victories holding wreaths reverse type, AD 347-348).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 15 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: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bust right Underneath: two Victories holding wreaths
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left, spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

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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Recording Institution: BM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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