HESH-0BCF92: Roman Coin: Nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-0BCF92

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman Nummus of Constantine I, struck in unidentified mint (-// PLON), between 324-330 AD

Reverse Type: Camp gates with two turrets and star between.

PROVIDENTIAE AVGG

Mint Mark -//PLON (or possibly PCON)

Reece Period: 16


Notes:

This coin has been cleaned and waxed with a dull green colour / finish. From the surface of the coin it is unclear whether it has been in the ground recently

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 330

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.26 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Constantinople
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Diadem crowned draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINIVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Camp gates, two turrets with star between
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: // PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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)
Parish or ward: Lower Bullingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO5238
Four figure Latitude: 52.03831203
Four figure longitude: -2.70118637
1:25K map: SO5238
1:10K map: SO53NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Building work
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Built over

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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