SUSS-AE70C3: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-AE70C3

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

Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, VRBS ROMA type (wolf and twins reverse), mint unclear. AD 330-335.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 4th August 2010

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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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted head of Roma facing left
Obverse inscription: VRB[S] ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf suckling twins, two stars above.
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Near Arundel

Spatial coordinates


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

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

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