ESS-E06326: Roman coin: nummus of House Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-E06326

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 324-330 (Reece period 16). PROVIDENTIAE CAESS reverse type depicting camp gateway with two turrets, star above. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.37 g
Diameter: 13.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

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: House of Constantine
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [?] [CONSTANTI] VS NOB C

Reverse description: Camp gate with two turrets, star above
Reverse inscription: PROVID[ENTI]AE CAESS

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
Reverse mint mark: - / - // PT
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Epping Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Moreton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5507
Four figure Latitude: 51.74027305
Four figure longitude: 0.2435097
1:25K map: TL5507
1:10K map: TL50NE
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

References cited

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Created: About one month ago
Updated: 19 days ago

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