PUBLIC-4FF372: Constantine II nummus 323-324 . BEATA TRANQUILITAS

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-4FF372

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (AD 317-341) as caesar, dating to the period AD 323-324 (Reece period 16). BEAT TRANQLITAS reverse type depicting a globe on an altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX, three stars above. London Mint. RIC vol VII, p. 115, no. 287.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.52 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 18.43 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 22nd September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Identified by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Helmeted and cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: [CONST]ANTI-NVS IVN N C

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

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

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 115, no. 287

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
Parish or ward: Acton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8844
Four figure Latitude: 52.06246818
Four figure longitude: 0.74108667
1:25K map: TL8844
1:10K map: TL84SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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