BH-5E4F47: Centenionalis of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-5E4F47

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman coin. Nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 324-5 (Reece Period 16), PROVIDENTIAE AVGG, camp gate with two turrets and star above. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 116, no 293. The surfaces of the coin are slightly worn and corroded. It measures 18.7mm diameter by 1.2mm thick and weighs 2.30g.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 323
Date to: AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 4th October 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 04/150 - 3

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Camp gate with two turrets; star above
Reverse inscription: PRO[VIDENTIAE] AVGG

Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Reverse mint mark: - // PLON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Willington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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