DEV-793B52: DEV-793B52 Roman nummus BEATA TRANQUILLITAS

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-793B52

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II as Caesar (317 - 337 AD), dating to AD 323-4 (Reece Period 16), BEAT TRANQLITAS, globe on altar. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 115, no. 287. (Checked by SM)

Notes:

Finder's ref no 41, site one

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 323
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.14 g
Diameter: 16 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
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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS XX
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRA - [QLITAS]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p115, no.287

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: GPS (from the 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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