LIN-791C0C: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-791C0C

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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I dating AD 324-5 (Reece period 16). PROVIDEN-TIAE AVGG reverse type depicting camp or town gateway with two turrets and star above. Mint of Trier. RIC vol. VII p. 205 no. 449.

Overall dimensions: 18.19mm in diameter and 2.61g 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 330

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.61 g
Diameter: 18.19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

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
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Camp gate with two turrets and star above.
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN-TIAE AVGG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Reverse mint mark: PTR
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 205, no. 449

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Branston and Mere (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0065
Four figure Latitude: 53.17272607
Four figure longitude: -0.50539247
1:25K map: TF0065
1:10K map: TF06NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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