BERK-6234A7: Roman coin: Nummus from House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-6234A7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn copper alloy Roman nummus (AE2) from the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 318-324. Reece period 16. BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type, unclear mint.

Notes:

These images were taken during a rally in low light and therefore fall below the usual standards.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 317
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 19.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd December 2013

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - East Challow 22.12.13

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.708

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Altar
Reverse inscription: (BEATA) T(RANQVILLITAS)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: East Challow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3887
Four figure Latitude: 51.58058622
Four figure longitude: -1.45299154
1:25K map: SU3887
1:10K map: SU38NE
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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