LEIC-1BBE43: Roman copper alloy nummus

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Unique ID: LEIC-1BBE43

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy nummus of Constans, AD348-50,(Reece period 18). FELTEMPREPARATIO, phoenix on a globe. Mint of Trier.RIC VIII.

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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
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.88 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN CONSTA-NS PF AVG

Reverse description: Phoenix, radiate, standing right on globe
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Stanford on Soar (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5421
Four figure Latitude: 52.78388521
Four figure longitude: -1.20080463
1:25K map: SK5421
1:10K map: SK52SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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