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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-8EB146

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper alloy coin. The coin is a fourth century nummus of the House of Constantine. BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS reverse type. The coin dates from 321- 323 AD.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 321
Date to: Exactly AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.33 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Emperor right
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VO/TIS (or VOT/IS) XX above three stars. Only the XX of the inscription is visible on this example.
Reverse inscription: [BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
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)
Parish or ward: Urchfont (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0456
Four figure Latitude: 51.303108
Four figure longitude: -1.944007
1:25K map: SU0456
1:10K map: SU05NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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