SOM-E0F53B: Roman coin:  nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-E0F53B

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Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 330 to 335 (Reece period 17). Constantinopolis type with Victory on prow with sceptre and shield on the reverse. Mint of Trier.

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: 1.6 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Sabrina Ruffino
Identified by: Miss Sabrina Ruffino

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt no. 19939

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 head of Constantinopolis facing left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINOPOLIS

Reverse description: Victory on prow with sceptre and shield, symbol of the new Constantinople

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: -//TRS[...]
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7444
Four figure Latitude: 51.19462243
Four figure longitude: -2.37346039
1:25K map: ST7444
1:10K map: ST74SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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