ESS-D46BF3: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II as Caesar

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Unique ID: ESS-D46BF3

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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Constantine II (as Caesar) dating to AD 323-324 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQILITAS reverse type depicting a globe on an altar inscribed VOTIS XX in three lines, above three stars. Mint of London. RIC Volume VII p 115 no 286

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 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

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: House of Constantine
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Helmeted draped and cuirassed bust facing left
Obverse inscription: CONSTA NVS IVN NC

Reverse description: Altar with globe and VOT / IS / XX inscribed in three lines. Three stars above
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRA NQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: PLON
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
Parish or ward: Levington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2440
Four figure Latitude: 52.01319236
Four figure longitude: 1.26278086
1:25K map: TM2440
1:10K map: TM24SW
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

References cited

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Created: 27 days ago
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