BH-C35337: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-C35337

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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I, dating to the period AD 313-314 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse depicting Sol standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand, globe in left hand. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 98, no. 10.

Diameter: 22.1mm; thickness: 1.6mm. Weight: 2.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 22.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 15/136 - 3

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: Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand, globe in left hand.
Reverse inscription: SOLI INV[IC]-TO COMITI

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very 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: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: St. Albans (District)
To be known as: St. Albans

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Woodland
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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