HESH-29D339: Roman: Constantine I nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-29D339

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A complete copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337) dating to AD 307 - 318 (Reece Period 15). Reverse type SOLI INVICTO COMITI depicting Sol standing left with drapery over his left shoulder, a globe in his left hand and his right arm outstretched; T and F to the left and right of Sol, PTR in exergue. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.82 g
Diameter: 22.42 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Emily Freeman
Identified by: Miss Emily Freeman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hereford Museum Object Entry: HFDMG 3282

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Radiate Sol standing facing left with globe in his left hand and his right arm extended. T and F to the left and right of Sol; PTR in exergue.
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
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: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Hurstbourne Priors (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4644
Four figure Latitude: 51.19337684
Four figure longitude: -1.34310254
1:25K map: SU4644
1:10K map: SU44SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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