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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-6A4255

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330-335 (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 unclear.

This coin has been struck off centre on the reverse.

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
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 13.39 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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Bust helmeted and robed facing left with sceptre resting on left shoulder
Obverse inscription: CONS[TANTINOP]OLIS

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

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: 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: 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: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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