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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-512EE8

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A Roman copper alloy nummus, of Constans (AD 333-350), dating to AD 348-350 (Reece Period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type, depicting a soldier going right and looking back left dragging a smaller figure from a wooden hut. Possibly mint of Rome.

Notes:

The coin has been partially drilled, probably intending for suspension.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 348
Date to: Circa AD 350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.91 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th August 2019

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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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust, left, with globe.
Obverse inscription: DN (CO)NST[ANS PF] AVG

Reverse description: Solider advancing right dragging small figure from hut.
Reverse inscription: FEL TEMP REPERATIO

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FEL TEMP REPARATIO
Reverse mint mark: -//[...]RS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Padworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6167
Four figure Latitude: 51.39876237
Four figure longitude: -1.12454675
1:25K map: SU6167
1:10K map: SU66NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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