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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-33A355

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

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 to 335 (Reece period 17). VRBS ROMA type with a reverse depicting a wolf suckling twins with two stars above. Mint uncertain.

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
Length: 16.4 mm
Width: 15.4 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th July 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22369

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 and robed bust facing left
Obverse inscription: Illegible [VRBS ROMA]

Reverse description: Wolf suckling twin babies with two stars above
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Somerton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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