NCL-B1B077: Roman Coin:  Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-B1B077

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 315 to 316 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left, raising right hand and holding globe. Mint of Arles. RIC VII, p. 239, no. 58.

Notes:

SF 771

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 315
Date to: AD 316

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1996 - Wednesday 1st January 1997

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing right with hand outstretched in salute, holding globe.
Reverse inscription: SOL INVICTO C[OM]IT[I]

Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: T/F//QARL
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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