LVPL-6CC5E2: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-6CC5E2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin; struck copper alloy commemorative issue numus of the House of Constantine: VRBS ROMA, mint unclear, c. AD 330-340.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.44 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 19.43 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Roma facing left, wearing the imperial mantle.
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA.

Reverse description: She-wolf facing left, suckling Romulus and Remus.
Reverse inscription: No Legend.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: -//(dot?)...
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Vale Royal

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

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

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