YORYM-9672B4: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-9672B4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I dating to the period AD 307-318. Reece period 15. COMITI AAVVGG reverse type depicting Sol standing left holding whip in left hand. Mint unclear.

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 307
Date to: Circa AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.9 mm
Width: 22.9 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.3 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06096

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [CONS]TANTINVS PF A[VG

Reverse description: Sol standing left holding whip in left hand
Reverse inscription: [SARMA]T[IA DEVICTA]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC V Claudius Gothicus 292
Fourth Century reverse type: COMITI AAVVGG
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Skirpenbeck (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7256
Four figure Latitude: 53.99502997
Four figure longitude: -0.90322639
1:25K map: SE7256
1:10K map: SE75NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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