DOR-966582: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-966582

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 330 - 335 (Reece period 17). VRBS ROMA obverse with Wolf and Twins on the reverse. Mint of Trier
Mint Mark: //TRP.
Reference: LRBC pt. I, No. 58
Date: Roman
Diameter: 16.72 mm
Weight: 1.98 g
Die axis: 6

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
Weight: 1.98 g
Diameter: 16.72 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017798

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]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust of Roma facing left
Obverse inscription: [VRBS] ROMA

Reverse description: Wolf and twins with stars above
Reverse inscription: N/A

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

Coin references

  • LRBC : Pt I 58

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Portesham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY6386
Four figure Latitude: 50.67248022
Four figure longitude: -2.52496504
1:25K map: SY6386
1:10K map: SY66NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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