SOMDOR-EA85B4: EA85B4. Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR-EA85B4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating from the period AD 330-335 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS type, depicting Victory standing left on the prow of a ship on the reverse. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 16.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 17th July 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTIN]OPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow
Reverse inscription: N/A

Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: //TRS

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Puddletown (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7494
Four figure Latitude: 50.745018
Four figure longitude: -2.36987
1:25K map: SY7494
1:10K map: SY74SW
WOEID: 26346450
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: Wednesday 7th September 2005
Updated: Wednesday 9th November 2016

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