KENT-7D2A61: Wolf and twins coin

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-7D2A61

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A corroded copper-alloy Roman nummus, contemporary copy of the House of Constantine, dating to the period c.AD 330-340 (Reece period 17). VRBS ROMA reverse type depicting a She-wolf suckling twins. Unclear mint.

Measurements: 11.21mm in diameter, 1.31mm thick and 0.58g 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 330
Date to: Circa AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.55 mm
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 14.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: [V]RBS-[ROMA]

Reverse description: She-wolf suckling twins, two stars above

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: []//[...]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Greywell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7150
Four figure Latitude: 51.24476547
Four figure longitude: -0.98420582
1:25K map: SU7150
1:10K map: SU75SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 11 days ago
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