NLM-FAD197: Roman Nummus of Constantine II

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Unique ID: NLM-FAD197

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman Nummus contemporary copy of Constantine II as Caesar, c. 321-324. Mint is trier. The reverse has Globe on altar, inscribed VOT/./XX.


No precise prototype for this coin appers to exist.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.32 g
Diameter: 17.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM12643

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 II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right (rather cudely executed)
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTIVS IVN NC

Reverse description: Globe on altar, inscribed VOT/X/IS/XX
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//PTR.
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.194ff

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kirton In Lindsey

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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