PUBLIC-0BC79F: COIN

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-0BC79F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus, contemporary copy of a coin of Constantius II (AD 323-361), dating to the period AD 355-361 (Reece period 18). [FEL TEMP REPA]RATIO reverse type depicting a Soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Uncertain mint.

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: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th September 2014

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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]
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]STAN-TI[...]

Reverse description: Soldier spearing a fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REPA]RATIO

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: []//(SMA?)
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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