YORYM-26624C: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constantine II

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Unique ID: YORYM-26624C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II as Caesar (AD 317-337), dating to the period c.AD 324-325 (Reece Period 16). PROVIDENTIAE AVGG reverse type depicting a camp gate with two turrets and a star above. Mint of Lyons. As RIC VII p.137, number 231.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emily Tilley
Identified by: Miss Emily Tilley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05961

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust left, laureate, draped, cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Camp gate with two turrets, no doors, and a star above, with six stone layers.
Reverse inscription: PROVID[ENT]IAE AVGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
Reverse mint mark: PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.137, number 231.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ellerker (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9329
Four figure Latitude: 53.74908357
Four figure longitude: -0.5911716
1:25K map: SE9329
1:10K map: SE92NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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