PUBLIC-00E6E5: Roman coin: Nummus of 4th century Constantine 1

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-00E6E5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy (with silvering) nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-37), dating to AD 327-8 (Reece Period 16), PROVIDEN-TIAE AVGG, Camp-gate with two turrets. Mint of Trier, -//PTRE. RIC VII, p. 212, no. 504.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Exactly AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.85 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Allan Kissack
Identified by: Mr Allan Kissack
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

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
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN - TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Camp gate with six levels, two turrets and a star above
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN -TIAE AVGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Reverse mint mark: -//PTRE
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Wellingore

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: Saturday 4th October 2014
Updated: Monday 6th October 2014

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