PUBLIC-0C2F72: PUBLIC-0C2F72 nummus VRBS ROMA wolf and twins

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-0C2F72

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period c.AD 332-333 (Reece period 17). -  VRBS ROMA reverse depicting a She-wolf suckling twins, two stars above. Mint of Trier -//TR•P  RIC VII, Trier 542. LRBC vol 1. No.65

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 332
Date to: Circa AD 333

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 29th September 2021

Personal details

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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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Roma left
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: She-wolf left, suckling twins with two stars above

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: -//TR•P
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : Vol.1 No.65
  • RIC : vol VII 542

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Near Sandwich

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: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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