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Record ID: SOM-7EF3E4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (Constantius II or Constans) dating to AD 348-350 (Reece period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting the Emperor on a galley. Minted at Trier. RIC VIII p.154, nos.239-244.
Created on: Wednesday 24th April 2013
Last updated: Friday 26th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Witham Friary', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-7F5E92
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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Roman copper-alloy dupondius of as possibly of Nerva dating to c. AD 50-150 (uncertain Reece period). Unclear reverse type depicting figure seated left. Minted at Rome (probably).
Created on: Wednesday 24th April 2013
Last updated: Friday 26th April 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Witham Friary', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E475B3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper-alloy probably irregular nummus copying the House of Constantine dating to the period c. AD 330-335 (Reece Period 17). GLORIA EXERCITVS reverse type depicting two soldiers flanking two standards. Mint unclear. The circumference is damaged at two adjacent points with c.25% missing.
Created on: Monday 29th April 2013
Last updated: Friday 3rd May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chedzoy', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E52122
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper-alloy barbarous radiate copying Tetricus I or II dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Unclear reverse type probably depicting a standing figure. Mint uncertain. The flan is of irregular form and has been torn and bent at one end.
Created on: Monday 29th April 2013
Last updated: Friday 3rd May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chedzoy', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E545E4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper-alloy barbarous radiate copying uncertain ruler dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Unclear reverse type. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Monday 29th April 2013
Last updated: Friday 3rd May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chedzoy', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8C47D5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper-alloy contemporary copy of an as of Claudius dating to the period c. AD 43-60 (Reece period 2). Minerva reverse. Copying Rome mint. cf. RIC. I Claudius 100/116; Boon 27ff. The coin's flan has been bent upwards at one point.
Created on: Tuesday 7th May 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 7th May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chedzoy', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-F6D607
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A damaged and incomplete cast copper-alloy mount, possibly a propeller shaped belt stiffener of late Roman date. The mount consists of a central circular element (diameter 16.4mm) flanked to one side by a sub-rectangular tab. There is a transverse break at the circumference of the roundel where a possible equivalent tab might have emerged. The roundel is decorated with longitudinal ridges, those towards the edge curved to follow its shape. The grooves between are decorated with incised rocker arm. The tab begins with a transverse ridge, beyond which the main field has two longitu…
Created on: Friday 24th May 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 25th June 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOM-6B3DF0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Magnentius dating to the period AD 350 to 353 (Reece Period 18). FELICITAS REI PVBLICE reverse type depicting emperor standing left holding Victory on globe and standard. Mint of Arles. RIC VIII, p. 213, no. 137
Created on: Wednesday 17th July 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 17th July 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D40CD4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper-alloy as of Domitian (AD 81-96) dating to AD 86 (Reece Period 4). IOVI CONSERVAT, S C reverse type depicting Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre. Mint of Rome. RIC II, p. 196, no. 334
Created on: Monday 22nd July 2013
Last updated: Thursday 8th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D48E66
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An irregular Roman copper-alloy nummus copying the House of Constantine dating to the period c. AD 353-361 (Reece Period 18). FEL TEMP REPARATIO reverse type depicting a soldier spearing a fallen horseman. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Monday 22nd July 2013
Last updated: Thursday 8th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-4AC795
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Roman zoomorphic plate brooch in the shape of a rabbit shown in profile. The rabbit is depicted seated with compact, rounded body and proportionally small head. The fore and hind paws seem to be truncated, but would not have been that prominent to judge from comparanda. The eye is formed of a punch and a small ear extends behind the head. The body is corroded and pitted; it is pitting that seems visible rather than recesses for enamel found on similar brooches. The lower surface features a broken and abraded double pin lug at the centre of the rabbit's rear, and a a…
Created on: Friday 9th August 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 4th September 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8C1522
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy barbarous radiate copying uncertain ruler dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Uncertain standing figure reverse type. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Monday 12th August 2013
Last updated: Monday 12th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-8C84C7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A Roman copper-alloy lower part of the bow and catch-plate of a brooch. The upper part of the bow, the head of the brooch and pin are missing due to an old patinated break. In cross-section, the bow is rectangular with rounded corners; it generally has flat upper and lower surfaces. The bow is elongated trapezoidal and tapers gradually from the point of the break (W.: 5.9mm) to a width of 3.5mm at the foot. The foot is simply squared off and decorated with two transversely incised grooves; the leg above is plain. On the lower surface the solid catch-plate survives well. It is broa…
Created on: Monday 12th August 2013
Last updated: Monday 12th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-21B4C2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
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A copper-alloy Roman probable initial T-shaped brooch, incomplete in so far as it is missing its pin (later 1st-century AD). The brooch survives well, only having suffered some post-depositional abrasions and slight pitting. The head has tubular wings, flattened slightly on their upper surface. They are apparently plain. The axis bar is largely obscured by the wings, but is can be said to have been made from iron judging by orange corrosion product both at the wing terminals and within the pin slot. The hinged pin is missing. The upper bow emerges from the wings initially at a…
Created on: Monday 19th August 2013
Last updated: Monday 19th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Frome', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-344788
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy dupondius probably of Trajan dating to the period c. AD 98-117 (Reece period 5). Uncertain standing figure reverse. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Tuesday 20th August 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 20th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-34ACE7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An irregular Roman copper-alloy (barbarous) radiate copying Tetricus I dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Spes reverse type depicting Spes walking left holding flower with right hand and raising hem of skirt with left hand. Mint uncertain. Cf. Cunetio p. 163, refs. 2980/2981
Created on: Tuesday 20th August 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 20th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-34CDF0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An irregular Roman copper-alloy (barbarous) radiate probably copying Tetricus I dating to the period c. AD 275-285 (Reece period 14). Spes reverse type depicting Spes walking left holding flower with right hand and raising hem of skirt with left hand. Mint uncertain. Cf. Cunetio p. 163, refs. 2980/2981
Created on: Tuesday 20th August 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 20th August 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-85BAA5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy radiate of Gallienus (sole reign) dating to the period AD 260 to 268 (Reece period 13). Unclear reverse type, possibly a standing figure. Mint uncertain.
Created on: Thursday 5th September 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd October 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOM-87A344
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from a Roman cast copper-alloy developed T-shaped brooch dating to c. AD 75-150. The fragment consists of the abraded bow and foot with catch-plate on the reverse; the head and pin are both missing. The bow is flat with rounded edges. At its centre it expands into a flattened lozenge shape. This shape is decorated on the front with a moulded lozenge within a lozenge recess. Within the moulding is a further recess with traces of red enamel. The bow curves gradually in profile. The catch-plate is abraded at the foot. For similar brooches see Hattatt (2000, 303; refs. 318, 319).
Created on: Thursday 5th September 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd October 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOM-88D783
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper-alloy radiate of uncertain 3rd-century ruler dating to the period AD 260 to 275 (Reece period 13). Possible Victory reverse type depicting a figure standing left holding a vertical sceptre in left hand. Mint uncertain. This coin has suffered a significant loss to its circumference.
Created on: Thursday 5th September 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd October 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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