NARC-F400DE: NARC-F400DE : Nummus : House of Constantine

Rights Holder: Eleanore Cox
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Unique ID: NARC-F400DE

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An incomplete copper alloy Nummus of The House of Constantine dating to AD 324-330. Reece Period 16. Reverse type PROVIDENTIAE CAES S, depicting a camp gate with two towers and star between. Mint of Trier.

Diameter: 18.69mm, Thickness: 1.70mm, Weight: 2.3g.

The coin is missing a portion of its outer flan between 6 -11 O'clock

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 324
Date to: Circa AD 330

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.69 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Cuirassed, draped, laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [F]LIVL[CON…]

Reverse description: Camp gate with two towers and star between
Reverse inscription: [PROVIDEN/TIAECAESS]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Reverse mint mark: //P[T]R
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Podington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9361
Four figure Latitude: 52.2393433
Four figure longitude: -0.63946528
1:25K map: SP9361
1:10K map: SP96SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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