SOM-C47FB3: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine II

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Unique ID: SOM-C47FB3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine II (317-37) Struck AD 322-23 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting globe on altar. Minted in London. RIC VII London no.254 (p. 113).

The coin has a slight chip above the bust at 11 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 322
Date to: Exactly AD 323

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.98 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th March 2019 - Friday 7th June 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Caswell
Identified by: Mr Edward Caswell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018165

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 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust draped and curiassed facing right
Obverse inscription: CONS[TANTI]-NVS IVN N C

Reverse description: Globe on altar, inscribed VO/TIS/XX
Reverse inscription: [B]EATA TRAN-[QVI]LLITAS

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: F-B//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Wanstrow CP

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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