GLO-FDB6A3: GLO-FDB6A3 nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-FDB6A3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantine II as 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. RIC VII, p. 116, no. 296

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.78 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th September 2012 - Thursday 1st November 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 5937

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 behind
Obverse inscription: (CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C)

Reverse description: Camp gate with two turrets and star above
Reverse inscription: [PROVIDENTIAECAESS]

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: - // PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 116, no. 296

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Alderton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9932
Four figure Latitude: 51.986455
Four figure longitude: -2.015972
1:25K map: SO9932
1:10K map: SO93SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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