DEV-7AC271: Roman coin: nummus of House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-7AC271

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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to c. AD 318-324. Reece Period 16.

[BEATA TRANQVILLITUS] reverse type depicting an altar with a globe on top. Probably minted at Trier.

16.6mm diameter, 1.94mm thick, weight 1.52g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.94 mm
Weight: 1.52 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017876

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Helmeted bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [...] TIN [...]

Reverse description: Altar inscribed VOTIS XX with a globe on top.
Reverse inscription: [BEATA TR]AN Q[VI]LLI[TAS]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
To be known as: Bicton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 3 months ago
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