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Unique ID: SF-194295

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constans (AD 333-350), dating to the period AD 348-350 (Reece period 18). [FE]L TEMP-[REPA]RATIO reverse type depicting soldier dragging small figure from hut. Mint of Rome. As LRBC p.59, no. 604.

Subsequent actions

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
Weight: 3.46 g
Diameter: 20.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: EKE 053
Other reference: finders reference SS14-314

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed and draped bust left, holding globe in right hand.
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTA-NS P F A[VG]

Reverse description: Soldier dragging small figure from hut
Reverse inscription: [FE]L TEMP-[REPA]RATIO

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//R*Q
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p.59, no. 604

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Eyke

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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