DOR-2DFDA3: Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-2DFDA3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 330 - 335 (Reece period 17) CONSTANTINOPOLIS obverse type with Victory on the prow of a ship on the reverse. Mint of Trier
Mint Mark: //TRP
Date: Roman
Diameter: 16.97 mm
Weight: 2.20 g
Die axis: 12

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: 2.2 g
Diameter: 16.97 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019377

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Constantinopolis facing left
Obverse inscription: [CON]STANTINOPO[LIS]

Reverse description: Victory, left, on prow of ship
Reverse inscription: N/A

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: //TRP
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Fifehead Magdalen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7821
Four figure Latitude: 50.9879762
Four figure longitude: -2.31481
1:25K map: ST7821
1:10K map: ST72SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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