WMID-4F19FE: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine (obverse and reverse)

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Unique ID: WMID-4F19FE

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A complete copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 306 to AD 361), dating to the period AD 330 to AD 335 (Reece Period 17). VRBS ROMA Wolf and Twins reverse type, depicting a wolf suckling twins. Mint uncertain.

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 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

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: [VRBS] RO[MA]

Reverse description: wolf and twins, two stars above

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Slimbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7204
Four figure Latitude: 51.73400519
Four figure longitude: -2.40685348
1:25K map: SO7204
1:10K map: SO70SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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