HESH-CFF86B: Roman Coin: nummus of Constantine I (obverse and reverse)

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Unique ID: HESH-CFF86B

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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 293-306) dating to AD 313-314. Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]. Mint:London. Bust (B4 type) draped and cuirassed. Reverse: Sol standing facing left, raising right hand with whip and globe. Reverse mint mark: S / F // PLN (RIC vol VII no. 5 or 7.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date to: Circa AD 314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.47 g
Diameter: 21.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 31st December 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Ms Victoria Allnatt

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: Certain
Obverse description: bust laureate, draped, cuirassed (B4)
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS [ ... AVG]

Reverse description: Sol standing facing left, raising right hand with whip and globe
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC TO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: S / F // PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Alcester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1057
Four figure Latitude: 52.21113063
Four figure longitude: -1.85506786
1:25K map: SP1057
1:10K map: SP15NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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