WMID-EF3520: Roman coin: Nummus of teh House of Constantine (obverse, reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-EF3520

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (AD307-AD361). Reverse type: Urbs Roma; wolf and twins. Trier mint. AD330-335 (see Reece, "Identifying Roman Coins", 1986, p.29). Mass: 2.0g. Diameter: 16.3m.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Secondary identifier: Mr Jim Wall

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
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted head of Roma right.
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins with two stars above.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: TRP

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8712
Four figure Latitude: 52.70551
Four figure longitude: -2.193836
1:25K map: SJ8712
1:10K map: SJ81SE
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

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Audit data

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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