KENT-970DAD: VRBS ROMA numus

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-970DAD

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

A complete Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to the period AD 333-334 (Reece period 17). VRBS ROMA reverse type depicting a She-wolf suckling twins, two stars above. Mint of Trier. Mint wreath/TRS. RIC VII (1966, 218) Trier no. 553. LRBC No. Trier 72.

Measurements: 17.42mm in diameter, 2.13mm thick and 2.47g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 333
Date to: Circa AD 334

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.13 mm
Weight: 2.47 g
Diameter: 17.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Roma left
Obverse inscription: [VBRS] ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf suckling twins (romulus and remus) with two stars above

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: Wreath//TRS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII Trier No.553
  • LRBC : Trier 72

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Minster Lovell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3009
Four figure Latitude: 51.77886767
Four figure longitude: -1.56655767
1:25K map: SP3009
1:10K map: SP30NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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