SOM-B5416C: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-B5416C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to AD 310-313 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI depicting Sol standing facing left, chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand, globe in left. Minted in Trier. RIC Vol 6, Trier 870.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 310
Date to: Exactly AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 4.2 g
Diameter: 22.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss April Stephenson
Identified by: Miss April Stephenson
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19301

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTA[NT]INVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing facing left, chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand, globe in left
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC-TO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: F-T//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Trudoxhill CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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