NLM-3499E7: Nummus of House of Constantine from Middle Rasen

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-3499E7

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

Copper alloy.

Coin. Nummus of House of Constantine (306-361), issue of 322-323, Arles mint, Reece period 17.

Obverse description: Helmeted bust left.

Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins.

Mintmark: Branch//PCONST

Sam Moorhead kindly identified this coin which has a chip on one edge.

Diameter: 17.3mm, Weight: 1.48gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Nummus of House of Constantine
Inscription: obverse: VRBS ROMA reverse:

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th March 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM17831

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]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: Branch//PCONST
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Middle Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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