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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-8EF3B7

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

Roman copper alloy nummus probably of Constans (333-350), probably VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN reverse type (Two victories standing facing inwards, each holding up a small wreath), mint unclear, AD 343-348.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 343
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 348
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020880

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...CONS]TA[NS...]

Reverse description: Two victories standing facing inwards, each holding up a small wreath
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alvediston

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: Friday 2nd December 2011
Updated: Friday 2nd December 2011 by Laura Burnett

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