SOM-978E97: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-978E97

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of the House of Constantine, VRBS ROMA, Trier, 330-40. c.f. Boon,m p. VII, no. 125

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 13.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

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, left
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins
Reverse inscription: N/A

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: TR[S]?
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • Boon Counterfeit Coins : p. VII, c.f. no. 125

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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