YORYM-AFDE1A: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constantius Gallus

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-AFDE1A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus, contemporary copy, possibly copying a coin of Constantius Gallus (AD 351-354), dating to the period AD 355-361 (Reece Period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting a soldier spearing fallen horseman. Mint unclear, possibly from a prototype of the mint of Trier.

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
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 14.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05929

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
Obverse description: Bare headed and draped(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]-TVS[...]

Reverse description: Soldier spearing a fallen horseman right
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP REP]ARATO

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//[...]T[...]
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: Chesterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1295
Four figure Latitude: 52.54134731
Four figure longitude: -0.34997496
1:25K map: TL1295
1:10K map: TL19NW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 29 days ago
Updated: 28 days ago

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