NARC-F4A8B7: NARC-F4A8B7 : Nummus : Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-F4A8B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Nummus of Constantine I dating to period AD 318-324 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting globe set on altar inscribed VOTIS XX, three stars, above. Mint of Lyon.

Diameter: 18.53mm, Thickness: 1.66mm, Weight: 2.0g.

The coin is missing small portions of its outer flan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 318
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.66 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 18.53 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTINVSPFAVG

Reverse description: Globe over altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: C/R//PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6164
Four figure Latitude: 52.27078052
Four figure longitude: -1.10747596
1:25K map: SP6164
1:10K map: SP66SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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