SF-EA91E5: Roman coin: contemporary copy of a nummus of Constantius II.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-EA91E5

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

A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361), dating to AD 355-361 (Reece Period 18). Copying FEL TEMP[ REPARATIO] reverse type depicting soldier spearing fallen horseman. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 355
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.23 g
Diameter: 16.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMf 056

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N CO[...]

Reverse description: Soldier spearing fallen horseman.
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP [REPARATIO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//[...]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lackford

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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