SOMDOR-1F84B2: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: SOMDOR-1F84B2

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Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG, Arles, 321. RIC vol VII, no. 223 (p. 259).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.34 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th February 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 021577

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head, right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Wreath with VOT XX inside
Reverse inscription: D [N] CONSTANTINI MAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: AR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 259, no. 223

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Pawlett

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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