BUC-5AD6C8: Roman Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-5AD6C8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Constantine II (AD 337-361). The obverse has a radiate crowned and cuirassed bust facing left. The legend reads CO[NSTAN]T[INVS] IVNN[C]. The reverse has a globe on an altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX with three stars above and in exergue is PLON. Reverse legend [BEA]TA TRA[NQVILIAS]. RIC VII p112 No236

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.64 mm
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 18.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helen Wickenden
Identified by: Ms Helen Wickenden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM:4865

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: Londinium
Obverse description: Radiate crowned and cuirassed bust facing left
Obverse inscription: CO[NSTAN]T[INVS] IVNN[C]

Reverse description: a globe on an altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX with three stars above and in exergue is PLON
Reverse inscription: BEA]TA TRA[NQVILIAS].

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
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p112 No236

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Tyringham and Filgrave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8646
Four figure Latitude: 52.10565591
Four figure longitude: -0.74574726
1:25K map: SP8646
1:10K map: SP84NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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