IOW-175A34: IOW-175A34 Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-175A34

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 310 to 315. SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type. Mint uncertain. Reece period 15.

Obverse: Head right
Reverse: Sol left; [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 310
Date to: Exactly AD 315

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.68 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd January 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-2-23

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Head right

Reverse description: Sol left
Reverse inscription: [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 7 years ago

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