DOR-919AB1: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II

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Unique ID: DOR-919AB1

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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine II (Ad 317 - 340) dating to AD 321 -324 (Reece period 16). CAESARVM NOSTRORVM (wreath inscribed VOT X) reverse type.
Mint mark: //[A]SIS symbol (back to back epsilon)
Reference: RIC VII no. 173
Date: Roman
Diameter: 17.09 mm
Weight: 1.45 g
Die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.45 g
Diameter: 17.09 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 II
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Head, right, laureate
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[TI]NVS [IVN] NOB C

Reverse description: Wreath inscribed [VOT] X
Reverse inscription: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM
Reverse mint mark: //[A]SIS back to back epsilon
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 173

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9311
Four figure Latitude: 50.89843398
Four figure longitude: -2.10090885
1:25K map: ST9311
1:10K map: ST91SW
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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Recording Institution: DOR
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