PUBLIC-7FDC14: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine II

Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-7FDC14

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II dating to AD 321 (Reece period 16), BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting a globe on altar inscribed VOTIS XX. Mint of Trier. This coin is not in RIC.

Notes:

Identified by Mr David Algar, Salisbury.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.04 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jim Belk
Identified by: Mr Jim Belk

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 radiate, cuirassed bust left.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINUS IVN NOB C

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRAN QVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: -/-//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cricklade

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: Detecting on cultivated land.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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