WILT-B0BDD8: Roman coin : Urbs Roma nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B0BDD8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy Urbs Roman nummus, 17mm in diameter, worn and corroded. Reverse: Wolf and Twins Mint: Trier Date: 330-1 Reference: RIC 529p

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 330
Date to: AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2008

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Roma left
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins

Reverse mint mark: -/-/TRP•

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chiseldon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1780
Four figure Latitude: 51.518667
Four figure longitude: -1.756388
1:25K map: SU1780
1:10K map: SU18SE
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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Sydenham, E.A. 1936 Roman Imperial Coinage: Augustus to Vitellius London Spink and Son Ltd 529p

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Audit data

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Updated: 11 years ago

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