YORYM-7F65D2: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constantine II

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Unique ID: YORYM-7F65D2

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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine II as Caesar, BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, London mint, AD 321 - 322.

RIC VII, p.112, no.236.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
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: Radiate and cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVNNG

Reverse description: Altar inscribed VOTIS//XX with globe on top
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: //PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.112, no.236

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shiptonthorpe

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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