SOM-1A9D7C: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: SOM-1A9D7C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Constans dating to AD 347 to 348 (Reece period 17). VICTORIAE DD AVGGQ NN reverse type depicting two Victories facing one another, each with wreath. Mint of Trier. RIC VIII, p. 151, no. 182. The dot about M in the reverse field is incidental; occasionally dots are added, but it is not regarded that they necessarily represent a new issue.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 347
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.64 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Sabrina Ruffino
Identified by: Miss Sabrina Ruffino
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Constans
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: [CONSTAN] - S P F AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories standing, facing one another, each with a wreath
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIA]E DD AVGGQ NN

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: pellet over M//[TRP/S]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 151, no. 182

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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Created: 26 days ago
Updated: 8 days ago

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