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Unique ID: SF-886FD3

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A complete copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II, dating to the period AD 324-5 (Reece period 16). PROVIDEN-TIAE CAESS reverse type, depicting camp-gate with two turrets; star above. Minted in Trier.

RIC vol.VII, no.457

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.99 mm
Weight: 2.87 g
Diameter: 18.64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WH 005

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
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB [C]

Reverse description: Camp-gate with two turrets; star above
Reverse inscription: [PROVIDENTIAE CAESS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -/-//STR
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: Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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