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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-CD534A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to c. 330-335 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS type, depicting victory advancing left on prow with sceptre and shield. Mint of Trier. LRBC I, no. 66.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th September 2017 - Sunday 1st October 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Muchelney, Somerset, Sep-Oct 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019434

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 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left holding sceptre over shoulder
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory left on prow holding transverse sceptre and resting hand on shield
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: [T]R (pellet) P
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)
Parish or ward: Muchelney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4323
Four figure Latitude: 51.00355008
Four figure longitude: -2.8137358
1:25K map: ST4323
1:10K map: ST42SW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
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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