NLM-384C96: Roman Coin: Nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-384C96

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy coin. Nummus, probably of Crispus (AD 317-326), dating to AD 324-5 (Reece Period 16), PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, camp gate with two turrets and star above. Mint of London, in exergue: P[L]ON. RIC VII, p. 116, cf. no. 295.

Diameter: 20.6mm, Weight: 2.58gms, die axis: 6

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 325

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.58 g
Diameter: 20.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th September 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM29236

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: Crispus
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate, (draped and cuirassed?) right
Obverse inscription: Probably (FL IVL CRISPVS NOB CAES)

Reverse description: Camp gate with two towers and star above
Reverse inscription: PROV[IDENTIAE CAESS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: - // P[L]ON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 116, no. 295

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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