DOR-C2A2A3: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-C2A2A3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating to AD 318-324 (Reece Period 16) BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting an alter inscribed VOTIS XX with globe on top and three stars above.
Date: Roman.
Diameter: 17.40 mm.
Weight: 2.20 g.
Thickness: 1.88 mm.
Die axis: possibly 6.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.88 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rachel Mowbray
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019028

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: Probably
Obverse description: Left facing bust, radiate, cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Globe on altar.
Reverse inscription: [BEATA TRANQULLITAS]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY8297
Four figure Latitude: 50.77230003
Four figure longitude: -2.25663285
1:25K map: SY8297
1:10K map: SY87SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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