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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-EF84B7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to AD 310-312 (Reece period 15). COMITI AVGG NN reverse type depicting Sol standing left with whip and globe. Minted at London. RIC VI p. 135 London 154.

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 312

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.58 g
Diameter: 21.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th September 2018 - Tuesday 4th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 17708

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: Laureated, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left, chalmys falling from left shoulder, right holding up globe, left hand holding a whip
Reverse inscription: COMITI - AVGG NN

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VI Londinium 154
Fourth Century reverse type: COMITI AVGG NN
Reverse mint mark: -*//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI London 154

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Barrington CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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