COIN

Unique ID: IOW-E37201

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine; Wolf and twins; Mint unclear, but possibly Rome, 330-5; Reece period 17.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.79 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 5th August 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-6-61

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse description: Wolf and Twins
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -//R??[ ]
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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 [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 1st September 2010
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

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