ESS-36F0F5: ESS-36F0F5 Roman Coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-36F0F5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy coin: nummus of Constantine I minted at Lyon, dating 321AD. Reece period 16. Reverse type BEATA TRANQVILLITAS. Diameter 18.63mm, thickness 1.78mm, weight 1 gram. RIC VII p131 no 128

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.78 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 18.63 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

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: Laureate and curaissed bust, right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS P AVG

Reverse description: globe on altar
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: C R // PLG

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p131 no 128

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Thurlow

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
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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