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COIN

Unique ID: SF-82EC71

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

A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman nummus of House of Constantine (AD 307-361), dating to AD 330-340 (Reece Period 17). Copying [VRBS ROMA] reverse type depicting she-wolf suckling twins, [stars above].

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: 2.07 mm
Weight: 0.68 g
Diameter: 11.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th March 2019

Personal details

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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
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left, wearing imperial cloak.
Obverse inscription: [VRBS ROMA]

Reverse description: she-wolf suckling twins, [stars above]
Reverse inscription: -

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
To be known as: Beaumont-cum-Moze

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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