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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-A46261

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small bronze Roman issue of Constantine II (as Caesar), London mint, AD 323-4. Reverse: ‘Beata Tranquillitas’ with altar inscribed VOTIS XX. Mattingly and Sydenham, Roman Imperial Coinage, Volume VII, ref. 285.

Notes:

This coin was recorded before a Finds Liaison Officer was appointed to Essex and the object description is a transcription of the record made at the time (Colchester Museums record number E/3011). No image of the object was taken.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 323
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura Pooley
Identified by: Dr Philip Wise

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Reverse description: 'Beata Tranquillitas' with altar inscribed VOTIS XX

Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)

References cited

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Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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