WAW-D5E614: Roman Coin: Nummus belonging to Constantine II

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Unique ID: WAW-D5E614

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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine II (AD317-340) dating to AD324-325 (Reece Period 16). PROVIDENTIAE CAESS reverse showing a camp gate with 2 turrets and a star above. Mint is Trier. RIC VIII, p205, nos 454-455

Diameter: 19.63mm. Thickness: 1.89mm. Weight: 2.9g. Die axis: 6 o'clock

Recorded accorded to Parish

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.89 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 19.63 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999 - Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Eloise Markwick
Identified by: Ms Eloise Markwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 8

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Camp gate with 2 turrets and star
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: //PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Offchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3665
Four figure Latitude: 52.28197035
Four figure longitude: -1.47371775
1:25K map: SP3665
1:10K map: SP36NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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