NLM-2F6148: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2F6148

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy probable fractional (half) nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period c.AD 310 -311 (Reece period 15). Probably SOLI INVICTO reverse type depicting Sol standing facing left raising hand and holding globe. Mint of Trier. As RIC VI, p. 228, no. 899.

Diameter: 15.8mm, Weight: 0.94gms, die axis: 6

Notes:

SOLI INVICTO half

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 311

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.94 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39910

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing facing left raising hand and holding globe.
Reverse inscription: SOLI IN-[...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VI Treveri 899
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO
Reverse mint mark: -//[P]TR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p.228, no. 899

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Calcethorpe

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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