There are currently no images available.
If you own this object please send us a picture of it.

COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR991

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-37) dating to the period AD 320-21. VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type depicting two captives seated below a standard inscribed VOT XX. Mint uncertain.

Notes:

PAL 1426

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 320
Date to: Exactly AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust right
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANT]INVS AVG

Reverse description: Two captives seated below a standard inscribed VOT XX
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: PENTRIDGE

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

Similar objects

Find number: SOMDOR990
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating from the period AD 320-1 (Reece period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type depict…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: SF-7AB226
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 320-321 (Reece Period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type depicting two c…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: WILT-C20652
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-37), reverse: VIRTVS EXERCIT around Standard inscribed VOT / XX between two captives on ground. Meas…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.