SOM-5713E5: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-5713E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to AD 307 to 318 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing facing left with whip and globe. Probably mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.89 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Sabrina Ruffino
Identified by: Miss Sabrina Ruffino

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 bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTIN [VS PF AVG]

Reverse description: Sol standing facing left with whip and globe
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC[TO COMITI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: T-[...]//ST[R]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton CP

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

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