COIN

Unique ID: BH-469033

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of 4th to early 5th century date.

Dimensions: 16.1mm diameter, 1.4mm thick. Weight: 1.56g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Exactly AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.56 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/189 - 134

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: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bust right.
Obverse inscription: No lettering visible.
Reverse description: Unclear.
Reverse inscription: No lettering visible.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: Not visible.
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: nummus

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Bedford
District: Bedford
To be known as: North Bedfordshire

Spatial coordinates

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]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Friday 22nd June 2012
Updated: Friday 22nd June 2012

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