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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-16E717

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fourth century Roman nummus of Constantine I. c 307 - 337 AD. The obverse shows a laureated, draped and cuirassed bust to right. The reverse shows Sol standing to left.

Notes:

Obverse - Inscription - CONSTANTINUS PF AVG Reverse - - SOLI INVICTO COMITI Mint Mark - TF ||PLN , in ex . London Obverse - Description - Laureate, draped cuir, bust to right . Reverse - - Sol standing to left

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date to: AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.87 g
Diameter: 19.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th September 2004

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finds identification Day . Norris Museum , St Ives
Museum accession number: None

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureated, draped and cuirassed bust to right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINUS PF AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing to left.
Reverse inscription: - - SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Reverse mint mark: TF ||PLN , in ex . London
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Stretham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5171
Four figure Latitude: 52.316341
Four figure longitude: 0.213845
1:25K map: TL5171
1:10K map: TL57SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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