PUBLIC-4DCFF5: COIN

Rights Holder: Leonard Eeles
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-4DCFF5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Constantine II (AD 317-340), dating to AD 323 - 324 (Reece period 16). BEAT TRA-NQLITAS reverse type depicting a Globe on an altar inscribed VOT/IS/ XX, three stars above. Mint of London. As RIC VII, p. 115, no. 287.

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
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th April 2019 - Saturday 20th April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Len Eeles
Identified by: Mr Len Eeles
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Hlemted and cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTI-NVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Globe on anĀ altarĀ  inscribed VOT/IS/ XX, three stars above
Reverse inscription: BEAT TRA-NQLITAS

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 115, no. 287

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: West Wratting (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6052
Four figure Latitude: 52.14312071
Four figure longitude: 0.33678262
1:25K map: TL6052
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: While searching cultivated land.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 28 days ago
Updated: 27 days ago

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