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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2A5CCB

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

A somewhat worn copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating to c. AD 309-310 (Reece period 15). Reverse: SOLI INVICTO COMITI, Sol standing left holding globe, raising right hand, chlamys over left shoulder. Probably mint of Lugdunum, c.f SUR-E4DDCA and RIC VI, p.265, no.308.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 309
Date to: Circa AD 310

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.88 g
Diameter: 21.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTAN[TINVS PF AVG]

Reverse description: Sol standing left holding globe, raising right hand
Reverse inscription: SOLI [INVIC-TO COMITI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: S/F (?)//PL[C]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Thurston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 3 months ago
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