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COIN

Unique ID: SF-4C70E2

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

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-364), dating to AD 348-351. Possibly [FEL TEMP REPARATIO] reverse type depicting Phoenix right on globe. Uncertain mint. Very worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 348
Date to: Circa AD 351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.83 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 17.49 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th September 2016

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: Steeple Bumpstead, Field A, no. 244.

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
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Diademed unclear bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Phoenix standing right on globe.
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Steeple Bumpstead

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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