CAM-77FB54: Iron Age or Roman coin : probably Roman contemporary copy of a nummus, Soldier spearing fallen horseman type.

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-77FB54

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 355-361 (Reece period 18). [FEL TEMP REPARATIO] reverse type depicting a Soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Unclear mint.

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: 2.2 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 8.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd April 2018 - Monday 23rd April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Eleanor Ghey

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: Diademed and draped(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Soldier spearing a fallen horseman.
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Bythorn and Keyston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0675
Four figure Latitude: 52.36281352
Four figure longitude: -0.44475382
1:25K map: TL0675
1:10K map: TL07NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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