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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-5E7638

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

A Roman copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine, probably dating to c. AD 353-361. Imitating the FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type, depicting a soldier 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: Circa AD 353
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.29 g
Diameter: 7.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019984

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: Line of diadem and nose of a diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible or none

Reverse description: Partial soldier advancing left spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: Illegible or none

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Misterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4408
Four figure Latitude: 50.86877657
Four figure longitude: -2.79717523
1:25K map: ST4408
1:10K map: ST40NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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