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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-6964B8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II dating to the period AD 360 to 363 (Reece Period 18). SPES REI PVBLICE reverse type depicting the emperor standing left holding globe and spear. Mint of Arles. Probably RIC VIII, p. 227; no. 298

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 360
Date to: Exactly AD 363

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.58 mm
Weight: 1.59 g
Diameter: 15.26 mm

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 22432

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: D N CO[...]VS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor in military dress standing left, holding globe and spear
Reverse inscription: SPES [REI PVBLICE]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SPES REI PVBLICE
Reverse mint mark: crescent/-//TCON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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