NLM-562B9A: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-562B9A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Constantine I (306-337), Providentiae Augg issue of 324-330, Lyon mint, possibly issue of 324-325, RIC vol. 7 no. 225, Reece period 16.

Obverse description: Bullnecked bust laureate right.

Obverse inscription: [---] TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Camp gate with six courses of masonry, two towers, star above

Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN [TIAE AVGG]

In exergue: PLG

Diameter: 18.4mm, Weight: 2.30gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40044

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bullnecked bust laureate right
Obverse inscription: [---] TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Camp gate with six courses of masonry, two towers, star above
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN [TIAE AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VII Lugdunum 225
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE AVGG
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Roxby cum Risby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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