YORYM-CBB914: Roman Coin : Contemporary copy nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-CBB914

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy contemporary copy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 355 - 361 (Reece Period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting soldier spearing fallen horseman. Copying mint of Lyon.

Double struck on obverse.

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: 1.9 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05978

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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[--------]

Reverse description: Soldier spearing 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: P*LG[--]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Burneston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3284
Four figure Latitude: 54.25068717
Four figure longitude: -1.51037704
1:25K map: SE3284
1:10K map: SE38SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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