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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-7B5815

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus probably of Constantine I, dating to AD 318-324 (Reece period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT reverse type, depicting two captives below a standard inscribed VOT/XX. Uncertain mint.

Traces of a white metal coating survive.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.12 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5402

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]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]TINV[...](VG)

Reverse description: Two captives seated beneath standard inscribed VOT/XX
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Sixpenny Handley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9816
Four figure Latitude: 50.94343573
Four figure longitude: -2.02983913
1:25K map: ST9816
1:10K map: ST91NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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