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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR20

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating from the period AD 318-24 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting a globe on an altar inscribed VOTIS XX. Mint of Trier.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 318
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1998 - Friday 1st January 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Laureate bust with eagle head sceptre
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOTIS XX
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: PTR

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: South Petherton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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