SOM-1F8471: Roman Coin: contemporary copy of a nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-1F8471

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of the house of constantine, dating to AD 354-361 (Reece period 18). Immitating FEL TEMP REPARATIO, soldier spearing a fallen horsemen reverse type.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 10.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt: 017417

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: A crudely done pearl diademed bust right, with large oval shaped eye.
Obverse inscription: none

Reverse description: Soldier spearing fallen horseman, the body of the horse is visible in the centre, in relatively high relief, above this the legs of the soldier and the diagonal line of his spear are visible.
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Martock CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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