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Unique ID: NARC-AAAD55

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus. House of Constantine. VRBS ROMA; wolf and twins reverse issue. Minted in Lyon, 333 - 334 AD.

Reference: RIC VII, page 139, no.267

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 333
Date to: Circa AD 334

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Roma helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: wolf and twins
Reverse inscription: -

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Olney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8754
Four figure Latitude: 52.17740587
Four figure longitude: -0.72910538
1:25K map: SP8754
1:10K map: SP85SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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