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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-1C8EF3

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

A late fourth century Roman coin (Nummus). House of Constantine. c. 330 - 335 AD. Commemorative issue for Urbs Roma. City of Rome. The obverse shows a helmeted bust of Roma to left, wearing an imperial mantle. The reverse shows a she-wolf standing to left, suckling Romulus and Remus.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.67 mm
Weight: 1.61 g
Diameter: 14.32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th September 2004

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finds Identification Day . Norris Museum . St Ives
Museum accession number: None

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Roma to left ,wearing imperial mantle .
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: She - Wolf standing left , suckling Romulus and Remus
Reverse inscription: No Inscription

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -- || TRS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Stretham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5171
Four figure Latitude: 52.316341
Four figure longitude: 0.213845
1:25K map: TL5171
1:10K map: TL57SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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