WAW-D67DD6: Roman Coin: Probable contemporary copy of a House of Constantine nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-D67DD6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy probable contemporary copy of a nummus belonging to the House of Constantine AD306-364, dating to circa AD330-340 (Reece Period 17). The copy is probably based on the VRBS ROMA, wolf with twins reverse type. Mint not known.

Diameter: 8.45mm. Thickness: 1.96mm. Weight: 0.5g. Die axis: uncertain

Recorded according to Parish

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.96 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 8.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999 - Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Eloise Markwick
Identified by: Ms Eloise Markwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 20

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: Laureate bust, right
Obverse inscription: None

Reverse description: A horizontal bar with possible kneeling figures underneath
Reverse inscription: None

Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Offchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3665
Four figure Latitude: 52.28197035
Four figure longitude: -1.47371775
1:25K map: SP3665
1:10K map: SP36NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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