SWYOR-D4292D: Roman coin; contemporary copy of a nummus of Constantius II, FEL TEMP REPARATIO, Fallen Horseman

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-D4292D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy coin; probably a contemporary copy of a nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361), FEL TEMP REPARATIO type (Soldier spearing fallen horseman reverse), of uncertain mint, dating from AD 355-361 (Reece Period 18). Diameter is 9.6mm, thickness is 1.5mm and weight is 0.68g

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: 1.5 mm
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 9.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2019 - Thursday 28th February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Andy Heath
Identified by: Mr Andy Heath
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS FORM 3386

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: possible bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Very worn but determinable soldier spearing fallen horseman
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: none visble
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: South Ferriby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9821
Four figure Latitude: 53.67628818
Four figure longitude: -0.51790456
1:25K map: SE9821
1:10K map: SE92SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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