HESH-BE5B56: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantinius II

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Unique ID: HESH-BE5B56

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Copper alloy nummus of Constantinius II (AD 323-361) struck in Trier between AD 324-30. Reverse Type - Camp Gates PROVIDENTIAE CAESS

Reece Period:16

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hereford Entry Form: HFDMG 2743

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diadem crowned curiassed bust facing right

Reverse description: Camp gates with two turrets and star between
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
Reverse mint mark: // STR (Crescent with pellet)
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)
To be known as: Linton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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