WILT-A95A56: Roman coin : Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: WILT-A95A56

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of Constantine I, measuring 18mm in diameter. It has some wear and corrosion.

Obverse: Pearl diademed head right
Reverse: Camp gateway, star above

Mint: Arles, AD 328

Reference: RIC 318s

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 328
Date to: Circa AD 328

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th July 2010 - Thursday 30th September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 3527

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Obverse description: Pearl diademed head right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Camp gateway, star above
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN TIAE AVGG

Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Reverse mint mark: S/F//SCONST
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 318s

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Rushall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1053
Four figure Latitude: 51.27606033
Four figure longitude: -1.85802388
1:25K map: SU1053
1:10K map: SU15SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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