DOR-8FF7FB: Roman coin:  nummus of Constantine I.

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Unique ID: DOR-8FF7FB

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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 308 - 337) dating to AD 320 (Reece period 16). DN CONSTANTINI MAX AVG (wreath inscribed VOT XX) reverse type. Mint of Siscia.
Mint Mark: // epsilon SIS
Reference: RIC VII, No. 148
Date: Roman
Diameter: 17.79 mm
Weight: 2.24 g
Die axis: 2

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.24 g
Diameter: 17.79 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017585

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Obverse description: Head, right, laureate
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Wreath inscribed VOT XX
Reverse inscription: D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VII Siscia 148
Fourth Century reverse type: D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG
Reverse mint mark: //epsilon SIS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 148

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Charlton Marshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8702
Four figure Latitude: 50.81739718
Four figure longitude: -2.18590445
1:25K map: ST8702
1:10K map: ST80SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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