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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR802

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating from AD 319 (Reece period 16). VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP reverse type depicting two Victories holding a shield inscribed VOT PR above an altar. Mint of London.

Notes:

PAL 359

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 319

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

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust with plumed helmet and spear, left
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS [AVG]

Reverse description: Two Victories holding shield inscribed VOT PR
Reverse inscription: VIC[T]ORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP

Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: PLN

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 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: 18 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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