DEV-B71676: Roman nummus of Constantine I

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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)


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


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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