LIN-5EA386: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-5EA386

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine II, dating to the period AD 321-322 (Reece Period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting an altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX with a globe on top. Mint of London.

RIC VII, p. 112, no. 237.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 321
Date to: Exactly AD 322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.49 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd February 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Alannah Rasen
Identified by: Miss Alannah Rasen

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: [C]ON[STANT]-INVS IVN[NC]

Reverse description: Altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX with a globe on top
Reverse inscription: [B]EATA [TRAN-QVILLIT]A[S]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: - -//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Welton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0079
Four figure Latitude: 53.29852639
Four figure longitude: -0.5010041
1:25K map: TF0079
1:10K map: TF07NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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