LEIC-6F6E71: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-6F6E71

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

Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine, VRBS ROMA issue, wolf and twins reverse. The coin is in fair but incomplete condition, is 17mm in diameter and weighs 1.15g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
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: 1.15 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 26th February 2019

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2775

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
Obverse description: Bust of Roma left
Obverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6716
Four figure Latitude: 52.73749015
Four figure longitude: -1.00910769
1:25K map: SK6716
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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