NARC-B1B787: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine II (obverse)

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-B1B787

Object type certainty: Certain
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A 4th-century copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II as Caesar

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 325

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust draped and curiassed facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Camp or town gateway with two towers; star bewteen the towers
Reverse inscription: [PR]OVIDEN-TIAE CAESS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: PLG?

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6163
Four figure Latitude: 52.261791
Four figure longitude: -1.107656
1:25K map: SP6163
1:10K map: SP66SW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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