SOM-B89B8A: Coin of Constantine I

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Unique ID: SOM-B89B8A

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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 313-314 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left, right hand raised, left hand holding up globe. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 98; no. 9.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.36 g
Diameter: 21.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Nonn Bound
Identified by: Mrs Nonn Bound

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 019491

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
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust, facing right, draped and cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing facing left, chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand, globe in left hand.
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: S/F//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 9

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bulford

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