WMID-4E1E7F: Roman coin: Incomplete nummus of House of Constantine

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Unique ID: WMID-4E1E7F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), probably dating to the period AD 313-317 (Reece Period 15). Probably SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type, depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae.

Diameter: 23.7 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.8 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date to: Circa AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 23.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Sol standing left
Reverse inscription: [SOLI INVICTO COMITI]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Podington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9360
Four figure Latitude: 52.2303555
Four figure longitude: -0.63974005
1:25K map: SP9360
1:10K map: SP96SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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