SOM-DAFD01: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-DAFD01

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

Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, VRBS ROMA, Lyon, 330-5. LRBC no. 200 (1960, p. 7).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 23rd August 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020018

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Rome, left
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins
Reverse inscription: -PLG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p. 7, no. 200

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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