COIN

Unique ID: NARC-978A07

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Copper alloy nummus. Probably Constantine I (306 - 337 AD)

Obverse: ... laureate bust right

Reverse: SOL INVICTO COMITI sol standing left holding globe

Exergue: ?T?F// [ ]

Notes:

Fnders reference: 11/92

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 315

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 19 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 26th April 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: ...
Reverse description: sol standing left holding globe
Reverse inscription: SOL INVICTO COMITI
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: ?T?F//[ ]
Status: Regular

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: Daventry
Parish: Norton

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6163
Four figure Latitude: 52.261791 Four figure longitude: -1.107656
1:25K map: SP6163
1:10K map: SP66SW
WOEID: 26353655
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

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Created: Thursday 27th October 2011
Updated: Thursday 27th October 2011

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