WILT-77093E: Roman copper alloy nummus, Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-77093E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, dating to AD 307-318 (Reece Period 15). SOL INVICTO COMITI reverse type, depicting Sol, chlamys draped over left shoulder, standing left (or standing front, head left), raising right hand and holding globe in left hand. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.48 g
Diameter: 23.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5420

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Sol left with chamys over shoulder and victory and globe
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
To be known as: Rockbourne CP

Spatial coordinates


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: WILT
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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