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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-B0ED92

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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 316-317 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left, right hand raised, left hand holding up globe. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 102; no. 90 (probably)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 316
Date to: Exactly AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.62 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22466

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: Bust laureate, ?draped and cuirassed facing right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left, chalmys falling from left shoulder, right hand raised, left hand holding up globe
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC-TO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: T/F//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alvediston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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