BUC-B4E907: ROMAN COIN

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-B4E907

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I. Reece period: 15 [296-317]. Mint or issue place: Arles. Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG. Reverse description: Sol standing right, head left, with globe. Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI. RIC VII, p. 249, no. 150

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 317
Date to: Circa AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.76 g
Diameter: 18.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 7th October 2014

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Creslow [Americans] 4-11.10.14

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Clark
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 44

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing right, head left, with globe in left hand
Reverse inscription: SOLI INV-I-CTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: C S//TARL
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 249, no. 150

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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