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COIN

Unique ID: SF-7A5EB4

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

A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a nummus struck for the House of Constantine, dating to c. AD 355-361 (Reece period 18). Reverse: copying FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Roman soldier advancing left spearing fallen barbarian horseman. Local unofficial mintage.

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: 0.31 g
Diameter: 9.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: None

Reverse description: Stylised Roman soldier spearing fallen barbarian horseman
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Beck Row

Spatial coordinates


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

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 days ago
Updated: 6 days ago

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