NARC-445F6C: NARC-445F6C : Nummus : Constantius II

Rights Holder: Eleanore Cox
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Unique ID: NARC-445F6C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Nummus of Constantius II dating to the period AD 354-361. Reece Period 18. Reverse type, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, depicting Soldier spearing fallen barbarian. Mint of Lyon.

Diameter: 17.89mm, Thickness: 1.69mm, Weight: 1.6g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 354
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.69 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 17.89 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DNCONSTAN/TIVSPFAG

Reverse description: Soldier spearing fallen barbarian
Reverse inscription: [FELTEMPRE/]PARATIO

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: //PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6164
Four figure Latitude: 52.27078052
Four figure longitude: -1.10747596
1:25K map: SP6164
1:10K map: SP66SW
Grid reference source: From 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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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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