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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-9295F0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn late Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, VRBS ROMA (She-wolf suckling twins), mint of Lyon, struck AD 330-1. RIC VII, no. 247.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear helmeted bust of Roma left
Obverse inscription: [VRBS ROMA]

Reverse description: She-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus, two stars above

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: .PLG[ ]
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: Bullington area

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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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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