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Unique ID: SWYOR-DB7EB5
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman coin: a nummus of Constantius II dating from AD 353 - 360 (Reece period 18) FEL TEMP REPARATIO type, depicting a soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Mint of Lyon.
References: Late Roman Bronze Coinage, page 50, numbers 253 or 256; RIC 190. The coin is 12.5mm in diameter and 1.8mm thick. It weighs 1.6gm.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th February 2018 - Sunday 18th February 2018
Other reference: PAS form number 3143
Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: A pearl diademed and draped bust of the emperor, right.
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANT]IVS PF AVG
Reverse description: A soldier, advancing left, spearing a fallen horseman.
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REP]ARATIO
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
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