PUBLIC-742BBB: Roman nummus FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type

Rights Holder: Graham Brandejs
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-742BBB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361), dating to the period AD 353-355 (Reece period 18). FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO reverse type depicting a soldier spearing fallen horseman. Probably mint of Trier. Cf. RIC VIII, p. 167, no. 350.

Dimensions: 20.81mm diameter, 1.89mm thick. Weight: 3.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.89 mm
Weight: 3.9 g
Diameter: 20.81 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Identified by: Mr Graham Brandejs
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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right, letter A behind head
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Soldier spearing fallen horseman.
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//T(R)P
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII cf. p. 167, no. 350

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
Parish or ward: Little Whelnetham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8959
Four figure Latitude: 52.1968291
Four figure longitude: 0.7639841
1:25K map: TL8959
1:10K map: TL85NE
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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