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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating to AD 314 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type, Sol standing right raising right hand and holding globe. London mint, S F// PLN.

As RIC VII p. 98 no. 17, and Cloke and Toone (2015: 212-213) no. 8.02.025.

1.6mm thick, 20mm in diameter, weight 2.55g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.55 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 27th September 2019 - Sunday 9th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017906

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: Helmeted and cuirassed bust left, holding spear over right shoulder and shield on left arm
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol, standing left, chlamys falling from left shoulder, raising right hand and holding globe
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC-TO COMITI

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO
Reverse mint mark: S F//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 98 no 17
  • Cloke and Toone, The London Mint : 8.02.025

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Whitestaunton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST2810
Four figure Latitude: 50.88498389
Four figure longitude: -3.0249082
1:25K map: ST2810
1:10K map: ST21SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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