NLM-0E0233: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine or House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-0E0233

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

Copper alloy coin. Nummus of the House of Constantine (306-361), possibly emperor left issue of 348-350, Reece period 18, on a small round flan; alternatively, of the House of Valentinian (364-378), Victory left, a suggestion prompted by a reddish tint to the flan.

Obverse description: Bust probably diademed right.

Reverse description: probably Emperor advancing left with labarum [on galley?]

Reverse inscription: possibly [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Diameter: 14.8mm, Weight: 1.24gms, die axis: probably 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 348
Date to: Exactly AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2018

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40192

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bust probably diademed right

Reverse description: Emperor advancing left with labarum [on galley?]
Reverse inscription: possibly [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9314
Four figure Latitude: 53.61430226
Four figure longitude: -0.59566242
1:25K map: SE9314
1:10K map: SE91SW
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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