PUBLIC-82117B: Late Roman copper alloy nummus

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-82117B

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An incomplete Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD353-61, Reece Period 18. Reverse soldier spearing a barbarian fallen from a horse. No mint mark, weight: 1.41g, diameter:16.7mm, thickness:1.6mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 353
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.41 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Allan Crease
Identified by: Dr Allan Crease

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: ...N CONST...

Reverse description: Soldier spearing barbarian fallen from horse
Reverse inscription: [FEL TEMP]REPAR[TIO]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Reepham Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Updated: 3 months ago

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