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.
|Simple name:||roman coin|
|Classification term:||rich histories|
|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.|