BUC-C8DBB2: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-C8DBB2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (AD 317 - 340) dating to 321 AD, Reece period 16. BEAT TRANQLITAS reverse type depicting globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines, above, three stars. Mint of London. RIC VII, 111, 219.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Exactly AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.88 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 31st July 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4757

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
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Radiate bust left, draped and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: CONSTA[NTIN]VS IVN NC

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX in three lines, above, three stars
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRA/NQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: LON
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 111, 219

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Fleet Marston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7715
Four figure Latitude: 51.82832029
Four figure longitude: -0.88406706
1:25K map: SP7715
1:10K map: SP71NE
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: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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