HESH-041A54: Roman: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-041A54

Object type certainty: Certain
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Heavily corroded copper alloy nummus of House of Constantine

Reverse Type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG: Camp gate. 324-330

Reece Period: 16

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 330

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Heavily erroded coin. Possibly diadem crowned bust facing left, possibly cuirassed
Obverse inscription: [...]CONSTANT[I]N[IVS...]

Reverse description: Camp-gate with two turrets; possibly star above
Reverse inscription: [PROVIDENTIAE AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hereford

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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