YORYM-69537E: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-69537E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 310 - 312 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left raising right hand and holding globe in left. Mint of London.

RIC VI, p.137, no.235.

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 312

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 22.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05924

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust left holding globe
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left raising right hand and holding globe in left
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: *//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shipton Thorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8543
Four figure Latitude: 53.87624678
Four figure longitude: -0.70859209
1:25K map: SE8543
1:10K map: SE84SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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