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COIN

Unique ID: BM-713238

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period c.AD 323-324 (Reece period 16). BEAT TRANQLITAS reverse type depicting a Globe on an altar inscribed [VOT/IS/XX], three stars above. Mint of London.

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: 1.58 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OA 18/1254

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear bust left?
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Globe on an altar inscribed [VOT/IS/XX], three stars above
Reverse inscription: [BEAT TRAN]-QLITAS

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: BEAT TRANQLITAS
Reverse mint mark: -//PLON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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