SUSS-1DB508: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-1DB508

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (306-337), SOLI INVICTO COMITI (Radiate Sol standing facing left with chalmys draped over left shoulder, right arm raised, globe in left hand), minted in London, AD 316, RIC VII p.101, no.68

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 316
Date to: Exactly AD 316

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.16 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 26th June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONST[ANT]INVS AVG

Reverse description: Radiate Sol standing facing left with chalmys draped over left shoulder, right arm raised, globe in left hand
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVI[CTO COMITI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: S/P//MS[L]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 68

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Near Goring by Sea

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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