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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-5D87D5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy nummus of the house of Constantine, dating to AD 318-324 (Reece period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type, depicting two captives flanking a central standard or trophy. Probably Trier mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019984

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 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Diademed, cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two captives seated under a trophy or standard
Reverse inscription: VIR[...]RCIT

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: [...]T(R)[(...)]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Misterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4408
Four figure Latitude: 50.86877657
Four figure longitude: -2.79717523
1:25K map: ST4408
1:10K map: ST40NW
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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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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