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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-C3F42A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating to the period AD 307-318 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left, holding globe. Mint of London. As RIC VII, p. 102, no. 88.

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: 3.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 31st August 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Simon Maslin

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B17-968

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 CONSTANTINVS AVG

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

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: T F//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p102, number 88

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Wendover (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8708
Four figure Latitude: 51.76393275
Four figure longitude: -0.74074776
1:25K map: SP8708
1:10K map: SP80NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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