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Unique ID: PUBLIC-0D0536

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361), dating to the period AD 353-355 (Reece period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting a Soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Mint of Lyon. Cf. RIC VIII, p. 191, no. 189.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 353
Date to: Circa AD 355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th October 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Len Eeles
Identified by: Mr Len Eeles
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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

Reverse description: Soldier spearing a fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP-REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//GPLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII cf. p. 191, no. 189

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Carlton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6254
Four figure Latitude: 52.1605039
Four figure longitude: 0.36693625
1:25K map: TL6254
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Discovery circumstances: Searching cultivated land.
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: About one year ago

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