BH-8519A2: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-8519A2

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

A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine; 'She-wolf and twins' reverse, minted AD 330-335.

Dimensions: 14.6mm diameter, 1.3mm thick. Weight: 1.38g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.38 g
Diameter: 14.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/37 - 8

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 bust of Roma left.
Obverse inscription: [VR]BS [ROMA]

Reverse description: She-wolf and twins, two stars above.
Reverse inscription: No legend.

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: - //[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Great Billington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: BH
Created: Friday 13th April 2012
Updated: Wednesday 18th April 2012

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