WILT-E83607: Roman coin: House of Constantine nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-E83607

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A copper alloy Roman nummus cut in half of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 343-348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGG QNN, reverse type depicting two Victories facing one another, each with wreath. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 343
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 13.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 25th April 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM4913; 281

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment

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: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]SPF A[VG]

Reverse description: Two victories facing each other holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD AVGG QNN]

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN
Reverse mint mark: E//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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