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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2BB326

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus probably of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to AD 323 (Reece Period 16). [B]E[A]TA TR[AN-QVI]LLITAS reverse type depicting globe on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX; three stars above. Mint of Trier. Cf RIC VII, p. 199, no. 389.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 323
Date to: Circa AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.27 mm
Weight: 2.36 g
Diameter: 18.99 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th March 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted and possibly cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: CONS[...]

Reverse description: Globe on altar inscribed VO/TIS/XX; three stars above.
Reverse inscription: [B]E[A]TA TR[AN-QVI]LLITAS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//.PTRcrescent
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII Cf RIC VII, p. 199, no. 389.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Wantisden

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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