YORYM-910815: Roman Coin : Nummus of Constantine II

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-910815

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II dating to the period AD 321 (Reece Period 16). BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS reverse type depicting globe on altar inscribed VOT//IS/XX with three stars above. Mint of Lyon.

RIC VII, p.132, no.148.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 20.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05952

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 and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VOT//IS/XX with three stars above
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRAN-QVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bridlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1769
Four figure Latitude: 54.10359247
Four figure longitude: -0.21210174
1:25K map: TA1769
1:10K map: TA16NE
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

No references cited so far.

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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