COIN

Unique ID: LIN-04C428

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A late Roman copper-alloy nummus, probably of Arcadius, VICTORIA AVGG/SALVS REIPVBLICAE (Unclear figure standing left), mint of Rome, struck AD 388-402.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 388
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 10 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Adam Daubney - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Adam Daubney - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Arcadius [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Unclear bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Unclear figure with ribbed skirt standing left (Victory)
Reverse inscription: (VICTORIA AVGG/SALVS REIPVBLICAE)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGG [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: RT
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman copper alloy nummus

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Lincolnshire
District: West Lindsey
Parish: Glentham

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9890
Four figure Latitude: 53.397742 Four figure longitude: -0.527601
1:25K map: SK9890
1:10K map: SK99SE
WOEID: 21233
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Monday 26th March 2012
Updated: Monday 26th March 2012

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