SF-CC2EE2: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-CC2EE2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (AD 317-340), dating to AD 321-322 (Reece Period 16). BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS reverse type depicting globe on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX; three stars above. Mint of London. As RIC VII, p. 112, no. 236.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 322

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.05 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 20.67 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th June 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference -

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
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Radiate draped and cuirassed bust left.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX; three stars above.
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//PLON
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 112, no. 236

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Great Barton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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