PUBLIC-A18DD1: A complete copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I as Caesar, dating c. 310-311 AD.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-A18DD1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I as Caesar, dating c. 310-311 AD. Reece period 15, mint of London. Reverse; SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol standing left holding globe with chlamys draped over left arm, right arm raised. C.f RIC vol. VI, no. 126.

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 311

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.27 mm
Weight: 1.41 g
Diameter: 18.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 28th July 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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 and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP [CONSTANT]IN[VS] AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left holding globe, right arm raised
Reverse inscription: [SOLI] INVICTO [COMITI]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO
Reverse mint mark: (?)/I//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Houghton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3333
Four figure Latitude: 51.0953641
Four figure longitude: -1.53013441
1:25K map: SU3333
1:10K map: SU33SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: date of discovery is date recorded
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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