DENO-728690: Roman coin; nummus of Constantine II, camp gate reverse

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-728690

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin; struck copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 324 - 325 (Reece Period 16), PROVIDENTIAE AVGG, camp gate with two turrets and star above. Mint of London, - // PLON. RIC VII, p. 116, no. 293. Diameter 19.7mm, thickness 1.8mm, weight 3.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 19.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anja Rohde
Identified by: Miss Anja Rohde
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E5971

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN - TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Camp gate with two turrets; star above
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN - TIAE AVGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: - // PLON

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 116, no. 293

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Collingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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