LVPL-82E465: LVPL-82E465

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-82E465

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

Copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine: VRBS ROMA

Obverse: [VRBS ROMA]; helmeted and cuirassed bust of Roma left.

Reverse: Romulus and Reemus suckling the shee-wolf.

Reece period 17 330-340AD.

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: 0.8 g
Diameter: 14.63 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2010

Personal details

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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 and cuirassed bust of Roma left.
Obverse inscription: [VRBS ROMA]

Reverse description: Romulus and Reemus suckling the shee-wolf.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
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: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Boothby Graffoe

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 whilst metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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