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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-975F81

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

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II dating to the period AD 318 to 324 (Reece period 16). BEAT TRANQLITAS reverse type depicting globe on altar with three stars above. Minted at London.

The reverse has suffered particularly from corrosion.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 318
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.8 mm
Width: 17.5 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 13th August 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16732

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: Bust helmeted and cuirassed facing left
Obverse inscription: CONST[A]NTI-NVS I[VN NC]

Reverse description: Globe resting on altar inscribed VOT/IS/ XX with three stars above
Reverse inscription: [BEAT TRANQLI]TAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: [...]//[PL]ON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Kingsdon CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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