NARC-E27846: NARC-E27846 : Nummus : Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-E27846

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Nummus probably of Constantine II dating to the period AD 318-324. Reece Period 16. Reverse type BEATA TRANQVILLITAS depicting an alter inscribed VO//TIS//XX with globe on top and three stars above. Mint of Lyon.

Diameter: 19.22mm, Thickness: 2.1mm, Weight: 3.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 19.22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVSNNC

Reverse description: Alter inscribed with globe on top and three stars above
Reverse inscription: BEATATRAN***QVILLITAS// VO//TIS//XX

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: C/R//PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Rothersthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7156
Four figure Latitude: 52.19767149
Four figure longitude: -0.96262933
1:25K map: SP7156
1:10K map: SP75NW
Grid reference source: From 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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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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