SOM-EB8A4E: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-EB8A4E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the Constantine I, dating to the period AD 307-318 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol, standing facing with whip and globe. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 307
Date to: Exactly AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.04 mm
Weight: 1.61 g
Diameter: 19.43 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Susan Walker
Identified by: Ms Susan Walker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCH no. 017203

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper
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]
Obverse description: Diademed and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]CON[STAN]TINVS[...]

Reverse description: Sol standing facing with whip and globe
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: Purbeck (District)
To be known as: Bere Regis

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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