CAM-2DC0D1: Copper-Alloy Nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-2DC0D1

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II Caesar (AD 317-337), dating to AD 324-5 (Reece Period 16), PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, camp gate with two turrets and star above. Mint of London, --//PLON. RIC VII, p. 116, no. 296; LRBC 6.

Evidence of reuse: None

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.81 mm
Weight: 1.84 g
Diameter: 20.78 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 27th September 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Dr Roger Bland
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: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate draped and cuirassed right, seen from the rear
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Camp-gate with two turrets; star above
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS

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

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 116, no. 296

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Pidley Cum Fenton Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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