SUSS-135662: Roman Radiate or Nummus Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-135662

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

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 from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 402
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

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

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Stephanie Smith
Identified by: Miss Stephanie Smith

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain (AD 260 - 402)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
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

Discovery circumstances: Date listed is date submitted for recording.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2012 by Stephanie Smith

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