LVPL-2E279B: Roman nummus of Constatntine I

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Unique ID: LVPL-2E279B

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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, (AD 306-337). Reverse: COMITI [AAVV]GG; Sol standing left holding globe and whip. In exergue: -//PLN. Minted in London, AD 310-312. Reece period 15. RIC VI p135, no. 147.

The coin is in very fine condition. This is a scarce reverse for the period.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 312

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.5 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th September 2015 - Monday 7th September 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTIANTINVS (P F AVG)

Reverse description: Sol standing left holding globe and whip
Reverse inscription: COMITI [AAVV]GG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: COMITI AAVVGG
Reverse mint mark: -//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Brant Broughton

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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