WILT-B86B75: Coin: Roman nummus, House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B86B75

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 330-331 (Reece period 17). VRBS ROMA reverse type depicting the Wolf of Rome suckling twins. Lyon mint. RIC: 242.

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 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 16.83 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4997

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: Probably
Obverse description: Left facing bust, helmeted, and cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Woodford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1134
Four figure Latitude: 51.10519584
Four figure longitude: -1.84426386
1:25K map: SU1134
1:10K map: SU13SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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