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COIN

Unique ID: SF-874534

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 306-364), dating to AD 310-319 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVIC-TO COM[ITI] reverse type depicting Sol standing left, holding globe and raising right arm.Possibly mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.09 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 19.69 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: Steeple Bumpstead, Field A, no. 172.

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: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANT[...]

Reverse description: Sol standing left, holding globe and raising right arm.
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC-TO COM[ITI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: S F//.(P)L[...]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Steeple Bumpstead

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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