BUC-5C7B28: Roman Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-5C7B28

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337). The obverse has a right facing laureate bust, cuirassed. Some of the edges are missing making the legend difficult to read.
Obverse legend: CONSTAN ( ) [NVS] ( ).
The reverse has a globe on an altar and is inscribed V[O]/TIS/XX

The reverse legend is mostly missing [BEATA TRANQVI]LLITA[S].

Reece Period 16.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 16.75 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 I
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Right facing lauriate bust, cuirassed
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN ( ) [NVS] ( )

Reverse description: A globe on an altar and is inscribed V[O]/TIS/XX
Reverse inscription: [BEATA TRANQVI]LLITA[S].

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Wing (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8822
Four figure Latitude: 51.88961893
Four figure longitude: -0.72270717
1:25K map: SP8822
1:10K map: SP82SE
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: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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