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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-5BEC36

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of a junior member of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 318-324 (Reece Period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type depicting two captives seated either side of a standard. Illegible mint. The coin is encrusted.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 20.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16730

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 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Radiate bust facing left wearing imperial robe and holding mappa.
Obverse inscription: [...]IVN N C

Reverse description: Two captive seated with their backs to a central standard
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
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: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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