SOMDOR-29AFA1: 29AFA1. Nummus of the House of Constantine. Obverse.

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Unique ID: SOMDOR-29AFA1

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

Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine I dating from AD 318-24 (Reece period 16). VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP reverse type depicting two Victories holding a shield inscribed VOT PR above an altar. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.29 g
Diameter: 18.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Elaine Howard-Jones

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: [- - -] NOB [C] –

Reverse description: Two Victories holding a shield inscribed VOT PR above an altar
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP]

Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE LAETAE PRINC PERP (or variant)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Ilminster (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5223
Four figure Latitude: 51.004373
Four figure longitude: -2.685479
1:25K map: ST5223
1:10K map: ST52SW
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: SOMDOR
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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