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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-687431

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus, contemporary copy of the House of Constantine, dating to the period c.AD 330-340 (Reece period 17). CONSTANTINOPOLIS reverse type depicting Victory left on a prow holding shield and sceptre. Prototype of the mint of Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.08 mm
Weight: 0.98 g
Diameter: 12.81 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Carolina Rangel de Lima
Identified by: Ms Carolina Rangel de Lima
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory left on a prow holding shield and sceptre

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Victory left on prow [CONSTANTINOPOLIS]
Reverse mint mark: -//(•)PLG[...]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: South Somerset

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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