BH-248591: Roman coin: Nummus (Follis) of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-248591

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly worn Nummus (Follis) of Constantine I. Measures 21.9mm diameter by 1.7mm thick and weighs 4.18g.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 316
Date to: AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 4.18 g
Diameter: 21.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th December 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Richard Garner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hertford 1570 - 11

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Radiate Sol standing left, holding globe.
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI"T" and "[F]" in left and right fields.

Reverse mint mark: PLN

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Great Yarmouth (District)
Parish or ward: Burgh Castle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG4705
Four figure Latitude: 52.586641
Four figure longitude: 1.644883
1:25K map: TG4705
1:10K map: TG40NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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