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Unique ID: SOM-228BC4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 319-320 (Reece period 16). VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP reverse type depicting two Victories with shield inscribed VOT PR over a altar. Mint of London. RIC VII, nos. 157, 160, 161, 163.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 319
Date to: Exactly AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.8 mm
Width: 16.1 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.15 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th July 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22369

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted, laureate and cuirassed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [...]TINV[S...]

Reverse description: Two Victories holding a shield inscribed VOT PR over a square altar
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE LAE]TAE PRINC PERP

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)
Reverse mint mark: Diamond//[PLN]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Somerton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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