HESH-B1C990: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantius II, Camp-gate type: Mint London, struck between 324-326 AD.

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-B1C990

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II as Caesar (AD 323-337), dating to AD 327-8 (Reece Period 16). PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, Camp-gate with two turrets and star above. Mint Trier. RIC VII, p. 212, no. 506.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 327
Date to: Exactly AD 328

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.87 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed left
Obverse inscription: FLIVL CONSTANTINIVS NOB C

Reverse description: Camp gate with two turrets, a central door, and star between turrets
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
Reverse mint mark: -//PTRE
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 212, no. 506

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Weston-Under-Penyard

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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