SOM-EF297C: Roman coin: nummus of Constantius II

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Unique ID: SOM-EF297C

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Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantius II dating to the year AD 326 (Reece Period 16). PROVIDENTIAE CAESS reverse type depicting camp gate with two turrets, star between turrets. Minted at Trier. RIC VII p.209 Trier 480.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 326
Date to: Exactly AD 326

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.79 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th August 2014 - Wednesday 3rd December 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Identified by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 17034

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: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust facing left
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C

Reverse description: Campgate with two turrets, no door and star above
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN-TIAE CAESS

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
Reverse mint mark: -//PTR dot on crescent
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton CP

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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