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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-B4E382

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy city commemorative nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to AD 330-337 (Reece period 17). VRBS ROMA type, depicting a wolf and twins with two stars above. Minted in Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss April Stephenson
Identified by: Miss April Stephenson
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19301

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 bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: [VRBS ROMA]

Reverse description: Wolf suckling twins with two stars above.
Reverse inscription: None

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
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: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Trudoxhill CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

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Updated: About one year ago

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