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Unique ID: HAMP-BFDC16

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of the House of Constantine dating to AD 330-1 (Reece period 17), VRBS ROMA type depicting the she-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus, two stars above to the reverse. Mint of Trier.
Reference: RIC volume VII, p.214, no.522.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Hampshire Cultural Trust (Winchester Collections)
Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by a museum - not a Treasure case

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 331

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.63 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st July 1990 - Tuesday 31st July 1990

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Collections AY 568
Museum accession number: WINCM: AY 568.2097

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left.
Obverse inscription: [VRBS ROMA]

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: Wolf and Twins [VRBS ROMA]
Reverse mint mark: - // TRP
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 7 Trier 522

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Tichborne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5527
Four figure Latitude: 51.03973263
Four figure longitude: -1.21690804
1:25K map: SU5527
1:10K map: SU52NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Hampshire Cultural Trust (Winchester Collections)
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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