HAMP-C62D56: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-C62D56

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A broken, bent and corroded early 4th-century copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, 'SOLI INVICTO COMITI', London mint (307-318 AD; Reece issue period 15)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 307
Date to: AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.5 mm
Width: 13.5 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.725 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2007 - Monday 31st December 2007

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2319

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 CO]NSTANTINVS P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: ?/P?//PLN

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Amport CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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