LVPL-A3F8B6: Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, AD 324- 330

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Unique ID: LVPL-A3F8B6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantius II as Caesar (324-37), Trier, PROVIDENTIAE CAESS Camp-gate, AD 326. RIC VII no. 480


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 326

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
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 bust left
Obverse inscription: [F]L IVL CONSTANTINVS NOB C

Reverse description: camp gates with 2 towers and a star in between
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIAE CAES[S]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//STR crescent and dot

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 209, no. 480

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ellerker (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9230
Four figure Latitude: 53.758246
Four figure longitude: -0.606034
1:25K map: SE9230
1:10K map: SE93SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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