YORYM-9F31BB: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-9F31BB

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 316-317. Reece period 15. SOL INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing left raising right hand with globe in left hand. Mint of London.

RIC VII p.102, no.88.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 316
Date to: Circa AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 19.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Rebecca Vickers
Identified by: Miss Rebecca Vickers

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06276

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: Right facing laureate bust
Obverse inscription: IMP CONSTANTINVS P [AVG]

Reverse description: Sol standing left chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand with globe in left hand.
Reverse inscription: SOL INVICTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: T/F//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Beverley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0139
Four figure Latitude: 53.83744435
Four figure longitude: -0.46662704
1:25K map: TA0139
1:10K map: TA03NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Bruun, P.M. 1966 The Roman Imperial Coinage: Vol 7. Constantine and Licinius AD 313-337 London Spink and Son Ltd 102

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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