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COIN

Unique ID: SF-8C22CE

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

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine (AD 307-361), dating to AD 330-335 (Reece Period 17). VRBS [ROMA] obverse type. Reverse type depicting she-wolf suckling twins; two stars above. Mint of Trier. As LRBC p. 5, no. 65.

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
Thickness: 2.19 mm
Weight: 2.22 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left; wearing imperial cloak.
Obverse inscription: VRBS [ROMA]

Reverse description: She-wolf suckling twins; two stars above.
Reverse inscription: -

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: -//TR.S
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • LRBC : p. 5, no. 65.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: near Woodbridge

Spatial coordinates


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

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