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Unique ID: SOM-7866A9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus probably of the Tetrachy or House of Constantine, probably dating to AD 296 to 317 or possibly AD 350 to 355 (Reece periods 15 or 18). Unclear reverse type. Mint unclear. The suggested identification is based on the size, thinness and bust style.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 296
Date to: Circa AD 355

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 6.38 g
Diameter: 28.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd September 2018 - Monday 5th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 017934

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Diademed or laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: West Lavington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0052
Four figure Latitude: 51.26715426
Four figure longitude: -2.00138367
1:25K map: SU0052
1:10K map: SU05SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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