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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-C133A3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper alloy nummus possibly of Constantine I. Reverse; probably SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol standing left with whip and globe. Mint mark S/F//PLN. London mint. Circa 307-318 AD. Reece period 15. Dimensions: diameter 22.00mm; weight 2.70g

Notes:

Found during the Weekend Wanderers King Alfred the Great Rally 26-28 Aug 2006

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th August 2006

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - King Alfred the Great 06

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ticket no. Ylo. 340

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: (Probably) Sol standing facing left with whip and globe
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: S/F//PLN

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Letcombe Regis

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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