COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-135662

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

An extremely worn and corroded copper alloy Roman nummus or radiate coin of an unknown ruler, mint and date. It is likely that this coin dates to between c. 260-402 AD. No detail remains to enable a more specific identification. A small trace of silvering survives on one face.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Length: 14.57 mm
Width: 13.6 mm
Thickness: 1.35 mm
Weight: 0.82 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Stephanie Smith - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Stephanie Smith - [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: Radiate or nummus [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain (AD 260 - 402) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman Radiate or Nummus Coin

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: East Sussex
District: Lewes
To be known as: Ringmer

Spatial coordinates

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]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2012

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