DENO-9A030B: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-9A030B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman 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 a globe. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 307
Date to: Exactly AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Simon Nicholson
Identified by: Mr Simon Nicholson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8812

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]
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left holding a globe
Reverse inscription: [SOLI INVIC] TO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: [...//...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Nether Langwith (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5369
Four figure Latitude: 53.21542317
Four figure longitude: -1.20777387
1:25K map: SK5369
1:10K map: SK56NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: DENO
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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