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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-DE55D0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 318-324 (Reece period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting an altar inscribed VOTIS XX with a globe on the top and three stars above. Mint unclear.

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
Weight: 4.29 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Altar, with unclear inscription possibly with globe on top.
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
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

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

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