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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-AB3694

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 347-348 (Reece Period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGG QNN reverse type depicting two Victories facing and holding wreaths. Mint unclear.

This coin appears to have received a recent strike and is now in two parts.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 347
Date to: Exactly AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.2 mm
Width: 14.8 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.51 g
Diameter: 15.2 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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22372

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: Bust ?laurel-and-rosette diademed facing right
Obverse inscription: CO[...]

Reverse description: Two victories standing facing towards holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: [VICTO]RIAE [DD AVGG] QNN

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
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: 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: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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