SOM-83BEDD: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-83BEDD

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine II dating to AD 323 to 324 (Reece period 16). BEAT TRANQLITAS reverse type depicting a globe on an altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX, above three stars. Minted at London. RIC VII London 287.

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

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Monday 4th December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19816

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 facing left
Obverse inscription: CON[STAN]TI-NVS IVN N C

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//[...]LON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Chilton Cantelo CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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