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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-AFC191

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 to 335 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS type with a reverse depicting Victory standing left on prow with spear in left hand and right hand resting on shield. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.1 mm
Width: 15.1 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22466

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]
Obverse description: Helmeted and robed bust facing left with sceptre resting on left shoulder
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTIN]OPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory standing left on prow holding spear in right hand and resting left hand on shield
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alvediston

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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