NLM-ECDC03: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: NLM-ECDC03

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), possibly dating to the period c.AD 313-314 (Reece period 15). [SOLI IN]VI-CTO COM[ITI] reverse type depicting Sol radiate standing left, raising right hand and holding globe. Mint of London. cf. RIC VII, p. 98, no. 6passim.

Diameter: 20.8mm, Weight: 1.94gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date to: Circa AD 314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 20.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 20th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41320

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 right
Obverse inscription: [...]ONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol radiate standing left, raising right hand and holding globe.
Reverse inscription: [SOLI IN]VI-CTO COM[ITI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: [] (F?)//[P]LN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII cf. p. 98, no. 6passim

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

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

No references cited so far.

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