SF-866175: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II as Caesar.

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Unique ID: SF-866175

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II as Caesar (AD 317-340), dating to AD 322-323 (Reece Period 16). [BEAT TRAN]QLITAS reverse type depicting globe set on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX; above , three stars. Mint of Trier. As RIC VII, p. 113, no. 257.

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 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.16 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 19.54 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: Steeple Bumpstead, Field A, no. 170.

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 and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Globe set on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX; above , three stars
Reverse inscription: [BEATA TRAN]QLITAS

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: F B//[P]LON
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 113, no. 257.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Steeple Bumpstead

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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