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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-865030

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine II dating to AD 324-5 (Reece period 16). PROVIDENTIAE CAESS reverse type depicting camp gate. Mint of Lyons. RIC vol. VII no. 230.

Overall dimensions: 18mm in diameter and 2.57g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 324
Date to: Exactly AD 325

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.57 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford
Secondary identifier: Dr Adam Daubney

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2153

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 II
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Camp gate.
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
Reverse mint mark: PLG
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII no. 230

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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