Roman coin with bust of 'Roma' and Romulus and Remus



Roman coin with bust of 'Roma' and Romulus and Remus

Roman coin from 330 - 335 AD. Bust of "Roma" the embodiment of the Rome features on the obverse and the words VRBS Roma City of Rome. Romulus and Remus being suckled by the She-Wolf and the stars Castus and Polox on the reverse. Found at Whilton. The coin was minted in Trier which I didn’t spot on the form for it. 62 of these coins are recorded on the database from the Daventry district, but that doesn’t include those in hoards etc.

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Record number:2021.21
Simple name:roman coin
Classification term:rich histories
Period:Roman
Date:330 AD 335 AD
Production information:Emperor Constantine issued several commemorative coins intended to mark the foundation of Constantinople and reaffirm Rome as the centre of the Empire.