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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-D86163

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

A Copper alloy roman contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to AD 330-335 (Reece period 17). Imitating the Constantinopolis type, depicting victory advancing left on prow.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 12.9 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017558

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]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left with sceptre over shoulder
Obverse inscription: [...]POLI[S]

Reverse description: Crude victory left on prow
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3832
Four figure Latitude: 51.08395178
Four figure longitude: -2.88653053
1:25K map: ST3832
1:10K map: ST33SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Updated: 3 days ago

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