IOW-E8CE77: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: IOW-E8CE77

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, AD 306-337; SO[LI INVICTO COMITI]; Sol standing left, holding globe in left hand; Mint unclear, c. AD 313-317. Treasure case 2007 T225 (not Treasure).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2007 T225-35


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date to: Circa AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.83 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th April 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2007 T225-35
Treasure case number: 2007 T225-35

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
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: … CONSTANTIN…

Reverse description: Sol standing left, holding globe in left hand
Reverse inscription: SO[LI INVICTO COMITI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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