BH-804DB8: Roman coin: nummus of Constantine I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-804DB8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating AD 322-323 (Reece Period 16). BEATA TRANQVILLITAS reverse type depicting altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX surmounted by globe. Mint of Trier. As RIC VII, p. 197, no. 368.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.94 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 29th July 2019 - Monday 29th July 2019

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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 I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Obverse description: Helmeted and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN[TINVS] AVG

Reverse description: Altar inscribed VOT/IS/XX surmounted by globe.
Reverse inscription: BEATA TRANQVILLITAS

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: 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: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sandy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1848
Four figure Latitude: 52.11773551
Four figure longitude: -0.27802717
1:25K map: TL1848
1:10K map: TL14NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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