DOR-01C275: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: DOR-01C275

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337) dating to AD 323 - 324 (Reece period 16) SARMARTIA DEVICTA (Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm, pushing captive to right) reverse. Mint of Trier.
Date: Roman
Mint Mark: //STR
Reference: RIC VII, No. 429
Diameter: 18.26 mm
Weight: 2.36 g
Die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 323
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.36 g
Diameter: 18.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 18th September 2018

Personal details

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

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right, holding wreath and palm, pushing captive to right
Reverse inscription: SARMARTIA DEVICTA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VII Treveri 429
Fourth Century reverse type: SARMATIA DEVICTA
Reverse mint mark: //STR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 429

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Winterborne St Martin

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Thoroughfare

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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