WMID-5EA608: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: WMID-5EA608

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 to AD 336), dating to the period AD 310 to AD 318 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left, holding globe and altar. Mint of Lyon.

Diameter: 21.5 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.8 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.8 g
Diameter: 21.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th January 2015 - Sunday 18th January 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left holding globe and whip
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: A/T//PLG
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: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3602
Four figure Latitude: 51.71558011
Four figure longitude: -1.48031461
1:25K map: SP3602
1:10K map: SP30SE
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 out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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