WAW-C6266E: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-C6266E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: nummus of probably Constantine I (306-337) minted in Lyon during AD 321. BEATA TRANQUILLITAS reverse showing globe on top of altar. Mint is Lyon. RIC VII, p131, No. 129.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.42 g
Diameter: 19.53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th November 2017 - Thursday 22nd February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate and cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS AVG

Reverse description: Altar with a globe on top. Inscribed VOT / IS / XX.
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: C / R // PLG
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Lighthorne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3355
Four figure Latitude: 52.19225791
Four figure longitude: -1.51866422
1:25K map: SP3355
1:10K map: SP35NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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