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Unique ID: NARC-978A07

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy nummus. Probably Constantine I (306 - 337 AD)

Obverse: ... laureate bust right

Reverse: SOL INVICTO COMITI sol standing left holding globe

Exergue: ?T?F// [ ]


Fnders reference: 11/92

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 315

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 26th April 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Identified by: 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: Probably
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: ...

Reverse description: sol standing left holding globe
Reverse inscription: SOL INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: ?T?F//[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6163
Four figure Latitude: 52.261791
Four figure longitude: -1.107656
1:25K map: SP6163
1:10K map: SP66SW
WOEID: 26353655
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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: Thursday 27th October 2011
Updated: Thursday 27th October 2011

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