DENO-EAD30A: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-EAD30A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337) dating to AD 327 (Reece Period 16). PROVIDENTIAE AVGG reverse type, depicting a camp gateway with two towers and a star above. Mint of Arles. RIC VII, p. 267, no. 309.

Diameter 18.7 mm, thickness 1.8 mm. Weight 3.3 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 327
Date to: Exactly AD 327

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Simon Nicholson
Identified by: Mr Simon Nicholson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8811

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Gateway with two towers, star above..
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN-TIAE AVGG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VII Arelate 309
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Reverse mint mark: S F//ARLS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Sturton Le Steeple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7784
Four figure Latitude: 53.34729712
Four figure longitude: -0.84480816
1:25K map: SK7784
1:10K map: SK78SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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