SF-835251: Roman nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-835251

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II, c.323 AD. Reverse: BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS, An altar inscribed VO-TIS-XX surmounted by a globe and three stars.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 323
Date to: Circa AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.59 g
Diameter: 18.43 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

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 and draped bust left, victory on a globe in right hand, sceptre or mappa in left hand
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: An altar inscribed VO-TIS-XX surmounted by a globe and three stars
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//[]TRCrescent
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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