DEV-B71676: Roman nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-B71676

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337), dating to c. AD 321-4(Reece period 16), BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, globe on altar. Possibly Mint of Trier. RIC VII, p. 190, cf. no. 303 for possible type. (Checked by SM)

Notes:

Coin '5' of 2nd batch of coins taken in for recording 23/9/11, found June 2011

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th June 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: 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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust, right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX
Reverse inscription: [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//[ ](R?)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Teignbridge (District)
Parish or ward: Ipplepen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX8466
Four figure Latitude: 50.4823
Four figure longitude: -3.636361
1:25K map: SX8466
1:10K map: SX86SW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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