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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-265B26

Object type certainty: Certain
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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 unclear.

This coin is extremely worn and has suffered small losses all around its circumference. It now measures 13.2mm in diameter and weighs 0.55g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.2 mm
Width: 11.9 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 0.55 g
Diameter: 13.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2014 - Tuesday 1st April 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour March-April 2014

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

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

Die axis measurement: 6 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 East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Lockinge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4288
Four figure Latitude: 51.58929397
Four figure longitude: -1.39514884
1:25K map: SU4288
1:10K map: SU48NW
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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Recording Institution: PAS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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