CAM-EDEB3B: Roman Coin : Copper-alloy contemporary copy, c. AD 355-361, of a nummus of the House of Constantine, AD 307-361

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-EDEB3B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy contemporary copy, c. AD 355-361, of a nummus of the House of Constantine, AD 307-361 (Reece period 18). Reverse legend is illegible. Reverse shows a soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Mint is uncertain.

Obverse legend is illegible. Obverse shows a Bust right. Die axis is 6 o'clock. Weight is 0.68g, diameter is 10.8mm, thickness is 1.8mm.

Notes:

working note 12-C

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
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 10.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Soldier spearing a fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
District: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Orton Waterville (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1396
Four figure Latitude: 52.55012701
Four figure longitude: -0.3348965
1:25K map: TL1396
1:10K map: TL19NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Woodland

References cited

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Audit data

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

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