DOR-B971AB: Copper alloy nummus of Constantine I

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Unique ID: DOR-B971AB

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Nummus of Constantine I (AD 306 - 337) dating to AD 322 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS, globe on an altar inscribed VOTIS XX reverse type. Mint of Trier.
Mint mark: pellet PT[R]
Reference: RIC vol VII, No. 341
Diameter: 17.26mm
Thickness: 1.74mm
Weight: 1.65g
Die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 322
Date to: Circa AD 322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.74 mm
Weight: 1.65 g
Diameter: 17.26 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Kelman
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019370/4

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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Helmeted bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [CONSTANTINVS] AVG

Reverse description: Globe on an altar inscribed VOTIS XX
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
RIC Identifier: RIC VII Treveri 341
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: //pellet PT[R]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 341

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Askerswell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY5293
Four figure Latitude: 50.73461929
Four figure longitude: -2.68153238
1:25K map: SY5293
1:10K map: SY53NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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