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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-5B729D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine II, dating to the period 222-223. BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting a globe on an altar. Mint of London. RIC VII, no. 255.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 222
Date to: Circa AD 223

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.79 g
Diameter: 20.17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2015 - Thursday 19th February 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Globe on altar, inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines, F B across fields
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRA-NQVILLITAS

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 255

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Heighington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0569
Four figure Latitude: 53.20770643
Four figure longitude: -0.4293063
1:25K map: TF0569
1:10K map: TF06NE
Grid reference source: From 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: LIN
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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