IOW-95F7F1: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-95F7F1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, BEATATRANQVILLITAS (Globe set on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX), Mint of Trier, AD 321. RIC 303.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.31 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 24th May 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Malcolm Lyne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2007-3-49

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust helmeted and cuirassed right REV.BEATATRANQVILLITAS Globe set on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX. 3 stars above Mintmark PTR
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVSAVG

Reverse description: Globe set on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX. 3 stars above
Reverse inscription: BEATATRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -/-//PTR

Coin references

  • RIC : 303

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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