SF-80E584: SF-80E584: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: SF-80E584

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An incomplete copper alloy nummus of Constantine I, dating to the period AD 323-4 (Reece period 17). BEAT TRANQVILITAS reverse tyep, depicting a globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS XX; above, three stars. Minted in London.

RIC vol.VII, no.267

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 323
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.52 mm
Weight: 1.95 g
Diameter: 19.68 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust left, wearing trabea, eagle-tipped sceptre in right hand
Obverse inscription: [CONSTAN-TIN]VS AVG

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS XX; above, three stars
Reverse inscription: BEAT TRAN-QLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -/-//[PL]O[N]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Northwold

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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