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Unique ID: DEV-EE467B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, probably dating to the period c.AD 321-324 (Reece period 16). Probably [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS] reverse type depicting a Globe on an altar inscribed VOT/[IS/XX], three stars above. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.26 mm
Weight: 1.38 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2018 - Thursday 18th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017894

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: Probably
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Unclear cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...](VS) AVG

Reverse description: Globe on an altar inscribed VOT/[IS/XX], three stars above?
Reverse inscription: [BEATA TRANQVILLITAS]

Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Cotswold (District)
Parish or ward: South Cerney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0697
Four figure Latitude: 51.67174144
Four figure longitude: -1.91463489
1:25K map: SU0697
1:10K map: SU09NE
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

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