WMID-4DFED5: Roman coin: Radiate or nummuse of uncertain ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-4DFED5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus possibly of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330-335 (Reece Period 17), 'VRBS ROMA' She-wolf with suckling twins reverse, uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 10 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmetted bust?
Obverse inscription: Illegible [VRBS ROMA]

Reverse description: Possibly she-wolf with suckling twins
Reverse inscription: None

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: North Rauceby

Spatial coordinates


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

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