PUBLIC-EE4BD2: Obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-EE4BD2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Heavily corroded nummus, possibly of the House of Constantine - VRBS ROMA / Wolf and twins - dating to AD 330-5. The original identifier could just make out the head of a wolf on the reverse. However, this is not clear from the image. Mint unclear. Diameter 20.7mm, thickness 2.0mm, weight 2.5g

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 20.7 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
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)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Apparently indistinct wolf and twins
Reverse inscription: -

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: Unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brampton Abbotts

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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