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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-BDEE81

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period c. AD 310-317 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left, right hand raised, left hand holding globe. Mint of London (possibly).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.5 mm
Width: 17.7 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.39 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22390

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: Possibly
Obverse description: Bust laureate facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI[NVS...?F] AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: [...]/[...]//[...]?N
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Bawdrip CP

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

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