SF-D6B075: Roman coin: nummus of an unclear emperor.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-D6B075

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus of an unclear emperor, dating to AD 310-319 (Reece Period 15). [SOLI INVIC]TO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left holding globe on left hand and raising right arm; clamys on left shoulder. Mint of London.

The coin is pierced for suspension.

Evidence of reuse: hole for suspension

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 319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.13 mm
Weight: 1.45 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th January 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: [Laurteate] and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Sol standing left holding globe on left hand and raising right arm; clamys on left shoulder.
Reverse inscription: [SOLI INVIC]TO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: [...] (F)//[P]LN
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Pakenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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