LVPL-975737: Roman nummus: VRBS ROMA

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-975737

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine.
Obv: VRBS ROMA; helmeted bust of Roma left.
Rev: Romulus and Remus suckling wolf; above, two stars
In exergue: crescent and dot E(LR)
330-40AD
Reece 17

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Reverse description: Romulus and Remus suckling wolf; above, two stars.

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: East Drayton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
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: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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