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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-F72B76

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

A copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the perod AD 330 to 335. (Reece period 17). VRBS ROMA type with reverse depictng a wolf suckling twins. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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
Weight: 2.17 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 4th July 2016 - Monday 5th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Identified by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt no. 017453

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 bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Wolf standing left suckling twins
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: Illegble
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: Muchelney

Spatial coordinates


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

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