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    • Broad period: ROMAN
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Record ID: SOM-4F8971
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the year AD 322 (Reece period 16). D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG reverse type depicting a laurel wreath surrounding VOT//XX. Mint of Aquileia. RIC VII, no. 104
Created on: Thursday 14th November 2013
Last updated: Monday 18th November 2013
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Record ID: SOM-4FE033
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman base silver radiate of Postumus dating to the period AD 260-269 (Reece period 13). HERC DEVSONIENSI reverse type depicting Hercules standing left, leaning on club and holding lion's skin; all within tetrastyle temple. Principal mint of Gaul. Cunetio 2409 (p. 144)
Created on: Thursday 14th November 2013
Last updated: Monday 18th November 2013
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Record ID: SOM-B6D551
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Magnentius or Decentius dating to the period AD 350-353 (Reece period 18). SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES reverse type depicting the chi-ro, the first two letters of the name of Christ in Greek, with alpha and omega. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wincanton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-B70767
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy T-shaped brooch of early Roman date. This Wilsford type brooch is incomplete in as much as it is missing its pin. The cylindrical wings conceal the copper-alloy axis bar for the hinged pin. Their upper surfaces are decorated with two incised lines at each end. The head of the pin has a pointed projection for tensioning, but this is all that survives of the pin (loose). The bow has a D-shaped cross-section and projects forward from the wings. The upper bow has moulded decoration in the form of four ridges with central grooves either side of a central recessed rib. Its l…
Created on: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wincanton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-B764A1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Dorset-type T-shaped brooch of early Roman date. The head, pin and upper part of the bow are missing to old breaks; the rest of the bow, the leg and catch-plate survive. The head is lost to a horizontal break, at which point the bow has also been twisted. The bow is sub-rectangular in cross-section. The front is moulded with two ridges at the sides and a central bevelled ridge with deep longituidinal groove. Compared to the bow the plain leg is thinned. It tapers gradually, terminating in a ridged foot knob. On its lower surface the catch-plate survi…
Created on: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wincanton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-B7BB87
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy Roman brooch of Colchester derivative, Polden Hill (Mackreth Group 5, flat wing ends type, Western Group), cf. Mackreth 2011, 5.b1. Plate 50. No. 1735 of later 1st to mid 2nd century AD. The pin mechanism is missing, with the pin, as is the foot and catch-plate. The head has short wings (given a wide bow at this point) with oval perforated end plates; the axis bar is missing, both plates having abraded through. There is a double transverse groove and ridge at each terminal. Set forward from the centre of the head is a rearward facing hook: possibly a loop f…
Created on: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 26th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wincanton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-B7CA61
Object type: COIN HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
1 as, 1 sestertius, 1 denarius and 7562 radiates and a bronze ring to AD 274 Cu-alloy ring (3.60g; max diam. 26mm) found fused to sestertius. Uncertain if a finger ring or bag fastening. Summary (all radiates unless noted): Central Empire Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-80), 1 (sestertius) Wars of the Succession (AD 193-7) Septimius Severus, 1 (denarius) Gordian III (AD 238-44), 1 Philip I (AD 244-9), 1 Decius (AD 249-51), 1 Herennia Etruscilla, 1 Trebonianus Gallus (AD 251-3), 4 Joint reign of Valerian & Gallienus (AD 253-60) Valerian I, 107 Gallienus, 45 Uncertain (Valeri…
Created on: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 11th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Petherton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-CAE9E4
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Treasure case 2013 T813: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: Fragment of Roman silver finger ring which has been broken at the shoulders with the hoop missing. The fragment is a flat oval in section with only slightly convex external and internal faces and rounded edges. The bezel is oval, thicker and wider than the hoop or shoulders and flat on top. It is not stepped up in thickness above the shoulders and is only defined by indented triangles at each corner running in from each edge. Any engraved decoration on the bezel is now illegible. The fragment narrows gradually and…
Created on: Monday 2nd December 2013
Last updated: Friday 23rd May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EFCDF6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy sestertius of Trajan dating to the period c. AD 103 to 117 (Reece Period 5). Unclear reverse type depicting figure standing left. Mint of Rome.
Created on: Monday 16th December 2013
Last updated: Monday 16th December 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-F015E2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman base silver radiate of Gallienus (joint reign) dating to the period AD 253 to 260 (Reece Period 12). VICTORIA GERM reverse type depicting Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm; to left, seated captive. Mint of Rome. RIC V.ii, p. 82; ref. 175.
Created on: Monday 16th December 2013
Last updated: Monday 16th December 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-052255
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Arcadius (AD 383-408) dating to the period AD 388-395 (Reece Period 21). VICTORIA AVGGG reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath. Mint of Lyon. LRBC p. 53, refs. 392/395 This coin has suffered some small circumferential losses.
Created on: Tuesday 17th December 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 17th December 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-699C37
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy devolved T-shaped brooch dating to the late first to second century AD, incomplete in so far as it is missing most of its pin. The head has two short cylindrical wings, 23.2mm wide, to hold the axis bar for the hinged pin. Between the wings is a slot in which the remnants of the pin are hinged. The pin has a pointed spur at its head to aid hinging. It narrows to a circular cross-section before an early break. What survives has been bent downwards towards the back of the bow on the right hand side (when viewed in plan from below). There is corrosion product on the …
Created on: Friday 3rd January 2014
Last updated: Friday 3rd January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ilchester CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-6ACEE1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
The leg and foot from a Roman copper-alloy bow brooch, possibly of the local devolved T-shaped type and dating to the 2nd century AD. The bow and leg are formed of a wide, flat and thin strip which narrows gradually towards the end. It is 11.7mm wide at the break and 6.6mm wide above the footknob. The knob is formed of a thick semicircle set at 90 degrees to the foot and slightly wider at 8.9mm. The bow is decorated on the front with three longitudinal grooves just below the old break, below which seven transverse ridges and concomitant grooves. On the back is a large catch-plate, …
Created on: Friday 3rd January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 30th March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ilchester CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-AA99E4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy contemporary copy of an as of Claudius dating to the period c. AD 43-60 (Reece period 2). Minerva reverse type depicting Minerva going right, right arm raised, holding shield with left hand. Copying Rome mint. cf. RIC. I Claudius 100/116; Boon 27ff. This coin has lost some elements at the circumference though it is unclear whether the flan's irregular shape might be msitaken for losses.
Created on: Monday 6th January 2014
Last updated: Monday 6th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ilchester CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-AB2772
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy contemporary copy of a radiate of Tetricus I dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure. Unclear mint.
Created on: Monday 6th January 2014
Last updated: Monday 6th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ilchester CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-ACACA4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy initial T-shaped brooch, incomplete in so far as it is missing the majority of its pin. The brooch consists of cylindrical wings, bow and foot with catch-plate at the back. The wings are decorated with a pair of incised lines at their tip on the upper surface. The front of this decoration is demarcated by a incised longitudinal line which travels towards the slot, without reaching it. The remains of the circular copper alloy axis bar is visible at the tips. Between the wings is a slot in which the remnants of the pin are hinged. The pin has a pointed spur at its h…
Created on: Monday 6th January 2014
Last updated: Monday 6th January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bawdrip CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-FEE050
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper-alloy T-shaped brooch, probably of devolved type, incomplete in so far as it is missing the pin, leg and concomitant catch-plate. The brooch consists of cylindrical wings and flat integral headloop, with bow below. The wings are seemingly plain. The remains of the circular iron axis bar is visible at the tips, as well as in the form of corrosion product in the slot. No traces of the pin are obvious within the slot. The bow projects from the front of the brooch in the centre of the head, in a steady arc that curves round through ninety degrees before trave…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd January 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bawdrip CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8AEBB3
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A twisted fragment consisting of approximately a quarter of a cast copper-alloy bracelet or armlet of late Roman date (c. 4th century AD). The fragment consists of the bracelet's terminal, the hook end, with abraded hook extant. The bracelet is rectangular with rounded corners in cross-section. In profile it has been twisted to one side, then round on itself such that it abuts the side of the hooked end at right angles to it. The bracelet expands in width gradually from the hook end. It is decorated unifacially using multiple motifs. What survives on this example is a raised lozenge w…
Created on: Monday 10th February 2014
Last updated: Saturday 16th August 2014
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Record ID: SOM-083A37
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Dorset-type T-shaped brooch of early Roman date. The head, pin and upper part of the bow are missing to old breaks; the rest of the bow, the leg and catch-plate survive. The head is lost to an old, broadly horizontal break. The bow is sub-rectangular in cross-section. The front is moulded with two ridges at the sides and a central bevelled ridge with deep longituidinal groove. Between the ridges are very fine diagonally incised lines. Compared to the bow the plain leg is thinned. It tapers gradually, terminating in a ridged foot knob. On its lower surfa…
Created on: Friday 28th February 2014
Last updated: Sunday 15th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-08D517
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from the head and upper bow of a Roman copper-alloy initial T-shaped brooch. Between the wings is a slot on the lower surface for a hinged pin, below which a sub oval recess. Aligned with the slot on the upper surface is a longitudinal ridge which is given a ridged, or serrated, quality by numerous transverse nicks. Just before an old transverse break two lower, finer ridges begin to flank the central one. At the head end another old break has removed any lateral elements from the wings, or any of the head located above. The fragment curves in profile in a regular fas…
Created on: Friday 28th February 2014
Last updated: Friday 28th February 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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