YORYM-D7AA78: Roman coin : Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: YORYM-D7AA78

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Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, SOLINVIC TO COMITI, Arles, AD 317-8. RIC, VII, p249, no. 145.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 317
Date to: Circa AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirass bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CO[NSTANTINVS] PF AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left
Reverse inscription: SOLINVIC TO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: C S//SARL

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p249, no. 145

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Bridlington

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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