SF-2710BE: Roman coin: large module nummus struck for Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2710BE

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). Reverse: FEL TEMP-REPARATIO, Emperor standing left in galley holding labarum and phoenix on globe, Victory seated in stern steering. Mint of Rome. As RIC VIII, p. 256, no. 109.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 3.82 g
Diameter: 22.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [.....]A-NS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor left in galley holding phoenix on globe and labarum, Victory steering in prow
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP-REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//Rε
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 256, no. 109

Spatial metadata

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

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

References cited

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