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Unique ID: DEV-989DE1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constanine I (AD 306 - 337 AD), dating to 322-3 (Reece Period 16), BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, globe set on an altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX. Mint of Trier. RIC VII, p. 197, no. 369. (Checked by SM)


Finders reference number: site 1, number J22.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 322
Date to: Exactly AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.16 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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 right, wearing trabea, holding eagle-tipped scpetre in right hand.
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VO./TIS/XX, three stars above.
Reverse inscription: [BEATA TR]AN-[QVILLITAS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//•STR•

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Teignbridge (District)
To be known as: DEVON

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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