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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR1599

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating from the period AD 330-35 (Reece period 17). VRBS ROMA type with the reverse depicting a wolf and twins. Mint of Trier.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2002

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAL 1608

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Roma, left
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins
Reverse inscription: No legend

Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: Purbeck (District)
Parish or ward: Corfe Castle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY9582
Four figure Latitude: 50.63767
Four figure longitude: -2.072066
1:25K map: SY9582
1:10K map: SY92NE
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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