YORYM-7F3183: Roman coin : Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-7F3183

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, [SOL INVICTO COMITI], London mint, AD 315.

RIC VII, p.99, no.32.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 315

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: :aureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: (IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG)

Reverse description: Sol standing holding globe
Reverse inscription: [SOL INVICTO COMITI]

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

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.99, no.32

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: Shiptonthorpe

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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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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