CAM-624973: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: CAM-624973

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-37), SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol standing left. London, AD313-314. (Reece period 15). See RIC VII, p.97, no.5.

Obverse shows Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse legend reads IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG. Reverse fields and exergue read:S/F//PL[...]. Die axis is 6 o'clock, weight is 3.51g, diameter is 21.5mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date to: Circa AD 314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.51 g
Diameter: 21.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 18th March 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: S/F//PL[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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