LVPL-DF2581: Nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: LVPL-DF2581

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, (307-337AD).

Obverse: [CONSTAN]TINVS AG; helmeted and cuirassed bust right.

Reverse: [BEAT TRANQLITAS]; altar inscribed [VOTIS XX].

In exergue: PLN


RIC 268.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.22 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 20.27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [CONSTAN]TINVS AG

Reverse description: Altar inscribed [VOTIS XX].
Reverse inscription: [BEAT TRANQLITAS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Washingborough

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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