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COIN

Unique ID: BM-08FB23

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, possibly I (AD 306-337), dating to the period AD 324-330 (Reece period 16). PROVIDENTIA AVGG reverse type depicting a campgate with two turrets, star above. Possibly Mint of Trier?

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 330

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.87 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: []ONST[]

Reverse description: Campgate with two turrets, star above
Reverse inscription: [PROVIDEN-TIAE AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Reverse mint mark: []//[TRS?]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Kingston Deverill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8537
Four figure Latitude: 51.13207587
Four figure longitude: -2.21574967
1:25K map: ST8537
1:10K map: ST83NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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