HESH-AD8DA5: Roman Coin: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: HESH-AD8DA5

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Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (306-337)

Reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS / Globe on Altar inscribed VOTIS XX

Struck: 321-324

Mint: Lost

Reece Period 16

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: 2.43 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted curiassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN_[T]INI[VS] AVG

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT IS XX with three stars above
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRAN_[Q]VI[LLIATAS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: Lost
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wellington

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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