DENO-586E95: Roman coin: nummus of Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-586E95

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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantius II (AD 323-361), dating to AD 326 (Reece Period 16). PROVIDENTIAE CAESS reverse type, depicting a camp gate with two turrets, no doors and star above. Mint of Trier. RIC VII, p. 209, no. 480.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 326
Date to: Exactly AD 326

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.66 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8922

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: Constantius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left.
Obverse inscription: FL IVL CONSTANTIVS [NOB] C

Reverse description: Camp gate with two turrets, no doors, star above
Reverse inscription: PROVIDEN-[TIAE C]AESS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIAE CAESS
Reverse mint mark: - -//STRdot-and-crescent
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 209, no. 480.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Derbyshire Dales (District)
Parish or ward: Cromford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2955
Four figure Latitude: 53.09142805
Four figure longitude: -1.56842489
1:25K map: SK2955
1:10K map: SK25NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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