DEV-68DC1C: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-68DC1C

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Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 332-333 (Reece period 17). Constantinopolis type with a reverse depicting Victory on prow with sceptre and shield, symbol of the new Constantinople. Mint of Trier. RIC VII, p. 217, no. 543.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 332
Date to: Exactly AD 333

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.12 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th January 2019 - Friday 12th April 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Fiona Wilmshurst
Identified by: Ms Fiona Wilmshurst

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018384

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left, wearing Imperial cloak, sceptre at right. Helmeted head of Constantinopolis.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[...]IN[...]

Reverse description: Victory on prow with sceptre and shield.
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: //TRS.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Curry Rivel CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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