NLM-C0856B: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-C0856B

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

Copper alloy coin. Nummus indeterminate, small module issue of 330-410; perhaps most likely a House of Constantine (306-361) fallen horseman issue of 355-361, Reece period 18.

Obverse description: Bust diademed right.

Reverse description: possibly soldier advancing left spearing fallen horseman.

Reverse inscription: possibly [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Diameter: 10.9mm, Weight: 0.69gms, die axis: possibly 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 355
Date to: Exactly AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 10.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42407

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bust diademed right

Reverse description: possibly soldier advancing left spearing fallen horseman.
Reverse inscription: possibly [FEL TEMP REPARATIO]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

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: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: 9 days ago

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