HAMP-A6D6E9: Roman coin : nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: HAMP-A6D6E9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-361) BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS reverse type depicting globe on altar inscibed VO / TIS / XX or VOT / IS / XX, three stars above. Uncertain mint, dating to AD 321-3 (Reece Period 16).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 321
Date to: Exactly AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.94 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Ms Fiona Johnstone
Secondary identifier: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 632

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
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [...]STAN[...]

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOTIS XX, three stars above.
Reverse inscription: BE[AT]A [TRAN-QVILLITAS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: St. Michael (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4728
Four figure Latitude: 51.04943273
Four figure longitude: -1.33087391
1:25K map: SU4728
1:10K map: SU42NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found in the newly excavated fen channels as part of the Clausentum Fen Conservation project.
General landuse: Open fresh water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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