SOM-D97B0A: Roman coin: contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-D97B0A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Copper alloy roman contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to c. AD 353-361 (Reece Period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type, depicting a soldier advancing left spearing a fallen horseman.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 353
Date to: Exactly AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.71 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017558

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: [(FEL TEMP)] - CVTIOTITIO

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: (TE.)
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
Parish or ward: Othery (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3832
Four figure Latitude: 51.08395178
Four figure longitude: -2.88653053
1:25K map: ST3832
1:10K map: ST33SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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