BH-10DB88: Roman coin: Nummus (AE 3) of Constantine I

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Unique ID: BH-10DB88

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A slightly worn copper-alloy Nummus (AE 3) of Constantine I; PROVIDENTIAE AVGG reverse type; AD 324-325; minted at Arles; RIC no. 264. Measures 19mm in diameter, 1.4mm thick and weighs 2.28g.

Class: Nummus (AE 3)

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 2.28 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 07/76 - 2

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 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Camp gate with two turrets.
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: [P]*[AR]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 263, no. 264

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
To be known as: Uttlesford

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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