FAKL-4D38D2: Roman coin, nummus, House of Constantine

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Unique ID: FAKL-4D38D2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin, a nummus of the House of Constantine, heavily corroded with some loss of surface, Obverse: helmeted bust, right, Reverse: Globe on altar, [ beata tra] NQVILITAS Reece 16, AD321-323. Diameter 19.5mm, Mass 1.58g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.58 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 919

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
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust, right
Obverse inscription: ?

Reverse description: Globe on Altar
Reverse inscription: 'beata tra] NQVILITAS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Wakefield East (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4721
Four figure Latitude: 53.68335187
Four figure longitude: -1.28986674
1:25K map: SE4721
1:10K map: SE42SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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