SF-B1CB24: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B1CB24

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 310-319 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVIC-TO COMI[TI] reverse type depicting Sol standing left holding globe and raising right arm. Uncertain mint.

The coin is pierced for suspension.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced for suspension

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: 1.86 mm
Weight: 2.22 g
Diameter: 20.76 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 27th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: S (F)//[...]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lackford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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