DEV-587AD7: Roman Coin:  Nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: DEV-587AD7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, VRBS ROMA, dating to AD 330-1 (Reece Period 17), Wolf and Twins. Mint of Trier. RIC VII, p. 214, no. 522. (Checked by SM)


Finder's reference number: site two, 8A.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.14 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Wolf and twins

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: -//TRS

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p 214 c.f. no. 522

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Teignbridge (District)
To be known as: DEVON

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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