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Unique ID: SF-258A42

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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II as Caesar (AD 317-337), dating to AD 324-325. Reece Period 16. Reverse: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS, camp gate with two turrets, and a star above. Mint of London. RIC volume VII, p.116, no. 29, c.f also HAMP-224C05 on the PAS database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.27 g
Diameter: 16.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IV[N NOB C]

Reverse description: Campgate with two turrets, star above
Reverse inscription: PRO[VIDENTIAE CAE]SS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
Reverse mint mark: -//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Sutton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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