SWYOR-262617: Roman coin; nummus of Constantine I, PROVIDENTIAE AVGG

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-262617

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman coin: a nummus of Constantine I, dating from AD 324 - 330 (Reece period 16), PROVIDENTIAE AVGG reverse type, depicting a camp gate with two turrets and a star above. The mint is Trier. Probably LRBC number 38.

The coin is 18.5mm in diameter and 1.22 mm thick. It weighs 2.12gm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.22 mm
Weight: 2.12 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th January 2014 - Monday 3rd February 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2314

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: A laureate head of the emperor, facing right.
Obverse inscription: [CONSTAN]TINVS AVG

Reverse description: A camp gate with two turrets and a star above.
Reverse inscription: [PR]OVI[DEN]TI[AE AVG]G

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Reverse mint mark: PTRS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Monk Fryston and South Milford (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4631
Four figure Latitude: 53.77331462
Four figure longitude: -1.30352292
1:25K map: SE4631
1:10K map: SE43SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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