PUBLIC-3F09E4: Fallen horseman copy 26.12.18

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-3F09E4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus, contemporary copy of a coin of the House of Constantine, dating to the period c.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: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 10.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 26th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Unclear diademed and draped(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sandwich

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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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