SOM-D85819: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantius I as Caesar

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Unique ID: SOM-D85819

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An incomplete Roman copper alloy Tetrarchic nummus of Constantius as Caesar (AD 293-305), dating to AD 296-305 (Reece epriod 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type, depicting Genius standing left holding a patera and cornucopia. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 296
Date to: Exactly AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.9 mm
Width: 22.9 mm
Weight: 3.9 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019488

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [F]L VAL CO[N...]

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding cornucopia and patera
Reverse inscription: GENIO P[...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
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: West Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Stogumber (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0938
Four figure Latitude: 51.13401737
Four figure longitude: -3.30197284
1:25K map: ST0938
1:10K map: ST03NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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