BERK-413BEC: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-413BEC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

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

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: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.88 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 0026

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: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
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 : no. 8.02.015

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Crowmarsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6186
Four figure Latitude: 51.56958062
Four figure longitude: -1.12127055
1:25K map: SU6186
1:10K map: SU68NW
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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Recording Institution: BERK
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