HAMP-969161: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-969161

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and incomplete early 4th-century copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, 'SOLI INVICTO COMITI', struck at London in 316 or 317 AD (R.I.C. 88; Reece issue period 15)

Subsequent actions

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
Length: 20.4 mm
Width: 19.35 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2123

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing facing left with whip and globe
Reverse inscription: SOLI INV[IC-]TO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: T/F//PLN

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 88 (p. 102)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Winchester

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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