Reproduction Bronze Follis URBS Roma
Obverse: Helmeted, plumed, cuirassed and draped bust of Roma left. Text to left VRBS, to right ROMA.
Reverse: She-wolf standing left suckling Romulus and Remus, two stars above representing the Dioscuri. TR.P in exergue.
History: Romulus and Remus were the legendary founders of Rome. The Dioscuri were twin star-crowned gods regarded as helpers of mankind and held to be patrons of travellers and of sailors. This is a commemorative coin from the time of Constantine the Great.
Date: Trier mint 332-334 AD