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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-06CCCB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constans daing to the period AD 347 to 348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIAE D D AVGG Q N N reverse type depicting two Victories facing each other, each holding a small wreath. Mint of Trier. RIC VIII, p. 151; no. 183

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: 17.1 mm
Width: 15.9 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.26 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16629

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]N[...]AN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing each other, each holding up a small wreath
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: leaf//T[R]S
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

References cited

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

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