IOW-FFB5F5: IOW-FFB5F5 Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: IOW-FFB5F5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I, 306-337; BEATA TRANQVILLITAS; Globe on altar, inscribed VO/TIS/XX; Mint unclear, 321-4; Reece period 16.
Obverse: CONSTANTINVS AVG; Helmeted and cuirassed right. Reverse: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS; Globe on altar, inscribed VO/TIS/XX.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 321
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.06 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd February 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-5-25

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 I
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Globe on altar, inscribed VO/TIS/XX
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//...
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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