DEV-B74C98: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-B74C98

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337), probably dating to c. AD 316-7 (Reece Period 15), SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol standing left. Mint of Trier. Coin reference: Roman Imperial Coinage VII, p. 172, cf. No. 93 passim. (Checked by SM)

Notes:

Coin '7' of 2nd batch of coins taken in for recording 23/9/11, found June 2011

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 316
Date to: Circa AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.93 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 15th June 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: (CONSTANTINVS P F AVG)

Reverse description: Sol standing left holding globe
Reverse inscription: [SOLI INVICTO COM]ITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: T F//(BTR or similar)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Teignbridge (District)
Parish or ward: Ipplepen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX8466
Four figure Latitude: 50.4823
Four figure longitude: -3.636361
1:25K map: SX8466
1:10K map: SX86SW
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: DEV
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Updated: 5 years ago

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