DOR-B97E44: Copper alloy of Constantine I.

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Unique ID: DOR-B97E44

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Nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337) dating to AD 326 (Reece period 16). PROVIDENTIAE AVGG, camp gate of two turrets with a star above reverse type. Mint of Trier.
Mint mark: //PT[R] crescent and pellet
Reference: RIC VII, no. 475
Diameter: 18.85mm
Thickness: 1.90mm
Weight: 2.62g
Die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 326
Date to: Circa AD 326

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.62 g
Diameter: 18.85 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Kelman
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019370/11

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Head, right, laureate
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Camp gate with two turrets and a star above
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN[TIAE AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VII Treveri 475
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Reverse mint mark: //PT[R] pellet in crescent
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 475

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Powerstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY5195
Four figure Latitude: 50.75251952
Four figure longitude: -2.69596809
1:25K map: SY5195
1:10K map: SY55SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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