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COIN

Unique ID: BM-E3B793

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361), dating to the period AD 355-361 (Reece period 18). FEL TEMP-REPARATIO reverse type depicting a Soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Possibly mint of Lyon.

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
Weight: 2.34 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Q3K 17/1001

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment

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: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Soldier spearing a fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP-REPARATIO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//[...PLG?]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon Area

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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