WMID-3AAB72: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-3AAB72

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD310-318 (Reece Period 15). SOL INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left holding whip and globe, S in field. Mint not known. Obverse shows a laureate bust right. Obverse legend: CONSTAN[...]. Diameter: 19.25mm. Thickness: 1.87mm. Weight: 2.7g. Die axis: 6 o' clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 310
Date to: Exactly AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.87 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 19.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2012 - Wednesday 31st October 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Eloise Markwick
Identified by: Ms Eloise Markwick

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[…]

Reverse description: Sol standing left holding whip and globe
Reverse inscription: SOL INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: S in field
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Ancaster (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9843
Four figure Latitude: 52.975403
Four figure longitude: -0.541996
1:25K map: SK9843
1:10K map: SK94SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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