LVPL-49259E: Roman Urbs Roma Copy

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Unique ID: LVPL-49259E

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

A probable copy of a Roman copper-alloy coin of URBS ROMA type.

Obverse:- Helmeted head of Roma left, legend '[...]'

Reverse:- A she wolf suckling Romulus and Remus. Legend '[...]'

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11 mm
Width: 9.5 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.25 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th January 2019 - Saturday 8th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Ben Jones
Identified by: Mr Ben Jones

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
Obverse description: Helmeted head of Roma left
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: A she wolf suckling Romulus and Remus
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy

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)
To be known as: Londesborough

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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