YORYM-6BCCE5: Roman Coin : Contemporary copy of a commemorative nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-6BCCE5

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

A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a commemorative nummus of the House of Constantine dating to the period AD 330 - 335 (Reece Period 17). VRBS ROMA type, reverse depicting wolf and twins. Mint unclear.

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
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 11.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05749

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 left
Obverse inscription: [VRBS ROMA]

Reverse description: Wolf and twins
Reverse inscription: None

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Yapham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7852
Four figure Latitude: 53.95821732
Four figure longitude: -0.81274754
1:25K map: SE7852
1:10K map: SE75SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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