There are currently no images available.
If you own this object please send us a picture of it.

COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-C1D5D6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantius II (AD 337-61), dating to AD 355-61 (Reece Period 18), SPES REI PVBLICE, Emperor standing left, holding globe and spear. Probably Mint of Nicomedia. RIC VIII, p. 482, cf. no. 112. This type is scarce in Britain, and pieces from Eastern mints even rarer.

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: 2.3 g
Diameter: 16.13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2015 - Saturday 31st October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Nicomedia
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTAN - TIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing left, holding globe and vertical spear
Reverse inscription: SPES REI PVBLICE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SPES REI PVBLICE
Reverse mint mark: - // (SMN?)[ ]
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 482, cf. no. 112

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Haversham-cum-Little Linford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8343
Four figure Latitude: 52.07914794
Four figure longitude: -0.79026831
1:25K map: SP8343
1:10K map: SP84SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: IOW-3136E8
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II (337-61) SPES REI PVBLICE; Emperor standing left holding globe and spear; Siscia, 355-61; Reece pe…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: IOW-688D71
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A complete copper alloy nummus of Constantius II, AD 337-61; SPES REI PVBLICE; emperor standing left, holding globe and spear; Mint of ?Siscia…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: IOW-E42782
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An incomplete copper alloy nummus of Constantius II, AD 337-61; SPES REI PVBLICE; emperor standing left, holding globe and spear; Mint of Cyzi…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: FASAM
Created: 16 days ago
Updated: 16 days ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.