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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-FD522C

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

Roman copper alloy nummus of Constans dating to AD 341 to 348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGG Q NN reverse type depicting two victories standing facing each other each holding up their own small wreath. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 341
Date to: Exactly AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 13.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2016 - Thursday 23rd February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19095

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]
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CON[STAN]-S PF AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories standng facing each other each holding up their own small wreath
Reverse inscription: [VICTO]RIAE DD AVGG [Q 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: Vertical branch //[...]
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: Martock CP

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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