NLM-1492F1: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1492F1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Constantine I (306-337), Soli Invicto Comiti issue of 310-319, Reece period 15, London mint, possibly RIC vol. 7 no. 88, if so, issue of 316-317

Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS [?P]F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left with right hand raised and ?globe in left, cloak over left arm; T F in field

Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC TO COMITI

In exergue: PLN

Diameter: 23.4mm, Weight: 3.99gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 316
Date to: Exactly AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.99 g
Diameter: 23.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41520

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: Bust laureate cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS [?P]F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left with right hand raised and ?globe in left, cloak over left arm
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC TO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VII Londinium 88
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: PLN; T F in field
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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