PUBLIC-852B29: Roman coin : nummus of Constantine II, BEATA TRANQVILLITAS (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-852B29

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Constantine II (AD 307-337), dating to AD 322-323 (Reece Period 16). Reverse: BEAT TRA-NQLITAS. Mint of London. Not recorded in RIC.

Notes:

The radiate bust left, draped and cuirassed seen from rear is unlisted in RIC for that issue. The BM has a similar specimen (inv. B 0204).

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 322
Date to: Circa AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Wednesday 31st December 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David Swan
Identified by: Mr David Swan
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders Reference: Bag C, no. 140

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 bust left, draped and cuirassed seen from rear.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS [IV]N N C

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines, above three stars.
Reverse inscription: BEAT TRA-NQLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: F B//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Hertsmere (District)
To be known as: Aldenham region

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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