OXON-EEA3E8: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-EEA3E8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (AD 317-40), dating to the period AD 323 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting a globe on an altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX, three stars above. Mint of Lyon. RIC VII, p. 134, no. 205.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.481

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: D N CONSTANTINO IVN N C

Reverse description: Altar inscribed VOTIS XX over three lines, globe above
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: South Leigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4007
Four figure Latitude: 51.76026313
Four figure longitude: -1.42184611
1:25K map: SP4007
1:10K map: SP40NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 19 days ago
Updated: 18 days ago

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