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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-1AADF6

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

Roman copper alloy nummus, probably a contemporary copy, of the House of Constantine dating to AD 355 to 361 (Reece period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting a soldier spearing a barbarian who has fallen from a horse (fallen horseman). Mint unclear.

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: 1.39 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th March 2019 - Friday 7th June 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Caswell
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018165

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: Diadem bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Soldier on right going left and spearing a fallen horseman to lower left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Wanstrow CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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