DOR-76F3AB: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-76F3AB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 310 - 318. SOLI INVICTO COMITI (Sol standing left with whip and globe) reverse.
Mint Mark: ?//PL--
Date: Roman
Diameter: 20.66 mm
Weight: 1.99 g
Die axis: 6

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: Exactly AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.99 g
Diameter: 20.66 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019365

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Bust, right, laureate
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Sol standing left with whip and globe
Reverse inscription: SOLI INV[ICTO COMITI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: ?//PL--
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Fifehead Magdalen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7821
Four figure Latitude: 50.9879762
Four figure longitude: -2.31481
1:25K map: ST7821
1:10K map: ST72SE
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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