BUC-A67714: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-A67714

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I. Reece period: 15 [296-317] Mint: Treveri (Trier, Germany). Obverse description: Laureate cuirassed bust right. Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG.Reverse description: Sol standing with a whip and a globe. Reverse inscription: SOLINVICTO COMITI.Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI. Reverse mintmark: PTR

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 3.94 g
Diameter: 22.98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th October 2013

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Hardwick 6.10.13

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing with a whip and a globe
Reverse inscription: SOLINVICTO COMITI

Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Hardwick

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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