WMID-63DAD2: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-63DAD2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 307 to AD 337), dating to the period AD 313 to 314 (Reece Period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand, globe in left. Probably Mint of London. Probably RIC VII, p 98, no 10.

Diameter: 20.2 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.1 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date to: Circa AD 314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th January 2019 - Wednesday 30th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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 wreath, bust cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANVINUS PF AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand, and holding globe in left
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: /F//(P)L(N)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Shipston on Stour (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2540
Four figure Latitude: 52.05782218
Four figure longitude: -1.63678961
1:25K map: SP2540
1:10K map: SP24SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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