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COIN

Unique ID: SF-A00E01

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

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361), dating to AD 355-361 (Reece Period 18). FEL TEMP RE[PARA]TIO reverse type depicting a soldier advancing left, spearing a fallen horseman. Mint of Lyon. As RIC VIII, p. 191, no. 189.

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: 1.89 mm
Weight: 1.79 g
Diameter: 17.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th June 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference 2/4

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
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Soldier advancing left, spearing a fallen horseman.
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP RE[PARA]TIO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -//GLPG
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 191, no. 189.

Spatial metadata

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

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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