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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR43

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (probably) dating from the period AD 324-30 (Reece period 16). VIRTVS AVG reverse type depicting a camp-gate with four turrets. Mint uncertain.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 324
Date to: Exactly AD 330

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAL 42

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: ? CONSTAN[TINVS AVG]

Reverse description: Camp-gate with four towers
Reverse inscription: [VIRT]VS [AVG]

Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGG

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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