CAM-B141A8: Roman Coin : Double pierced nummus - SOLI INVICTO COMITI

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Unique ID: CAM-B141A8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A double pierced copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period AD 313-314 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depiting Sol standing left, raising right hand, and holding a globe in left. Mint of London. As RIC VII, p. 98, no. 10. The two perforations are circular in shape. Each has a diameter of approximately 2.6mm. The holes are set 2.5mm apart from each other and 1.6mm in from the edge of the flan.

See WMID-663510.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.16 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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 CONSTA[N]T[I]NVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left, raising right hand, and holding a globe in left
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wicken (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5770
Four figure Latitude: 52.30567689
Four figure longitude: 0.30132729
1:25K map: TL5770
1:10K map: TL57SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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