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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-0F7A62

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period c.AD 314 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left raising right hand and holding globe in left. Mint of London. As RIC VII, p. 98, no. 10; Cloke and Toone, 2015: pp. 212-213, no. 8.02.015.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
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: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd March 2019

Personal details

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

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C]ONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left raising right hand and holding globe in left
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC-[TO CO]MITI

RIC Identifier: RIC VII Londinium 10
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: S F//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 98, no. 10
  • Cloke and Toone, The London Mint : pp. 212-213, no. 8.02.015

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tarrant Crawford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9102
Four figure Latitude: 50.81747396
Four figure longitude: -2.12912413
1:25K map: ST9102
1:10K map: ST90SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Dorset & West Pastfinders
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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