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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-3C3004

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 307 to 318 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left, right hand raised, left hand holding globe. Mint unclear.

This coin measures 18.9mm in diameter and weighs 1.48g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.9 mm
Width: 16.9 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd April 2014 - Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour March-April 2014

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]
Obverse description: Bust laureate and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN(TINVS) [...]

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: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: (T)/(F)//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Lockinge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4288
Four figure Latitude: 51.58929397
Four figure longitude: -1.39514884
1:25K map: SU4288
1:10K map: SU48NW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PAS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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