WILT-06B158: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine

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Unique ID: WILT-06B158

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I dating to AD 321 (Reece period 16), 'BEATA TRANQVILLITAS' Altar inscribed 'VO/TIS/XX' with globe above reverse. Mint of Lyon. RIC Vol VII no.129.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.99 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Rachel Stammers
Identified by: Miss Rachel Stammers

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 1544

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [C]ONSTAN TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Globe on Altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: C/R//PLG
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: Pewsey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1856
Four figure Latitude: 51.30284
Four figure longitude: -1.743186
1:25K map: SU1856
1:10K map: SU15NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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