DOR-78A783: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I.

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-78A783

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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337) dating to AD 307 - 318 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI (Sol standing with whip and globe) reverse. Unclear mint.
Date: Roman
Diameter: 23.11 mm
Thickness: 1.12 mm
Weight: 1.59 g
Die axis: 8

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
Thickness: 1.12 mm
Weight: 1.59 g
Diameter: 23.11 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017543

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: Bust facing right, laureate, cuirassed
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing holding whip and globe
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Martin (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0719
Four figure Latitude: 50.97037537
Four figure longitude: -1.90168121
1:25K map: SU0719
1:10K map: SU01NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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