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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-485236

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

A Roman copper alloy city commemorative nummus of the House of Constantine, dating to AD 330-335 (Reece period 17). VRBS ROMA type, depicting a wolf and twins with two stars above. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 330
Date to: Exactly AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.73 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th December 2018 - Monday 4th March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Caswell
Identified by: Mr Edward Caswell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018345

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 facing left, curiassed and draped
Obverse inscription: [VRBS ROMA ]

Reverse description: Wolf suckling twins with two stars above (stars word to nothing)
Reverse inscription: none

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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