HAMP-B372B6: Roman Coin : Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-B372B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 307-318 (Reece Period 15). Probably SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left holding whip and globe. Mint of London.

This coin has a perforation in it, either an intentional piercing or a weakness in the metal.

Notes:

Please note this record was made at a rally and therefore may fall below our usual standard.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 307
Date to: Exactly AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.01 g
Diameter: 21.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th April 2013

Rally details.

This object was found at Leisure Promotions - East Stratton 14.4.13

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis (Wilts)
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Mr Alastair Willis (Wilts)

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rally Find 64

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: Bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...] P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left, holding whip and globe.
Reverse inscription: [SOLI INVICTO] C[OMITI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Micheldever (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5441
Four figure Latitude: 51.165705
Four figure longitude: -1.22907949
1:25K map: SU5441
1:10K map: SU54SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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