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COIN

Unique ID: NMS-C18D43

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

Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 332 (Reece period 17). VRBS ROMA type, reverse depicting wolf and twins. Mint of Lyons. See RIC Vol. VII, p. 138, no. 257.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 332
Date to: Exactly AD 332

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th December 2015 - Monday 12th December 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 30754
Other reference: SB022017

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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted, cuirassed bust of Roma left
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins, two stars above

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: Pellet in crescent PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Congham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7123
Four figure Latitude: 52.77750198
Four figure longitude: 0.53373441
1:25K map: TF7123
1:10K map: TF72SW
What3Words: herb.manager.butternut
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Friday 17th March 2017
Updated: Friday 17th March 2017

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