COIN

Unique ID: NARC-ED40A4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Copper alloy nummus, possibly of Gratian.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 15 mm
Quantity: 1

Rally details.

This object was found at Digging Up The Past - Passenham held Sunday 29th January 2012 - Sunday 29th January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [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: Fragment [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Gratian [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]ANVS[ ]
Reverse description: soldier standing left with standard to right and altar(?) to left
Reverse inscription: [ ]REI[ ]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: OF-III//[ ]
Status: Regular

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: South Northamptonshire
Parish: Old Stratford

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7740
Four figure Latitude: 52.053047 Four figure longitude: -0.878478
1:25K map: SP7740
1:10K map: SP74SE
WOEID: 26349259
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Wednesday 18th April 2012
Updated: Saturday 21st April 2012

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