HESH-217085: Roman coin: Nummus of House of Constantine

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Unique ID: HESH-217085

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus - URBS ROMA - Wolf and Twins reverse


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 330
Date to: AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
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]
Obverse description: Much worn and abraded helmeted and curiassed bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [URBS ROMA]

Reverse description: Wolf stradling twins

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Madley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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