BH-5AF740: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-5AF740

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 312 to 313 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol left, right hand raised, left hand holding globe. Mint of London. RIC VI, p. 140, no. 280.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 312
Date to: Circa AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

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

Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: */-//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
Parish or ward: Bledlow-cum-Saunderton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8000
Four figure Latitude: 51.69306098
Four figure longitude: -0.84399205
1:25K map: SP8000
1:10K map: SP80SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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