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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-99990A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Arcadius (AD 383-408) dating to the period AD 388-402 (Reece period 21). VICTORIA AVGGG reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath. Mint unclear..

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 388
Date to: Exactly AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.5 mm
Width: 11.2 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16725

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: Arcadius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Obverse description: Bust pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: [D N ARC]ADIVS [P] F [AVG]

Reverse description: Victory walking left with wreath in right hand
Reverse inscription: VI[C]TOR[IA AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGG
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: Chilthorne Domer CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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