HAMP-A31CB4: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-A31CB4

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A worn and corroded 4th-century copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I, 'SOLI INVICTO COMITI', Arles mint (317-318 AD; Reece issue period 15; R.I.C. 145)

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.35 mm
Width: 19.55 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st January 2009 - Thursday 21st May 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2627

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 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate, draped ?and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand; globe in left
Reverse inscription: SOLI INV-I-CTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: C S//QARL

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: Thruxton 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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