COIN

Unique ID: BH-799572

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Copper-alloy Roman coin. Minim of House of Constantine. The coin surfaces are slightly worn and encrusted. It measures 11.9mm diameter by 2.1mm thick and weighs 1.76g.

Class: Minim

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Post AD 352
Date to: Ante AD 362

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 1.76 g
Diameter: 11.9 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th August 2004

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: JF - 79

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Other [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Diademed head right.
Obverse inscription: No lettering on flan.
Reverse description: Legionary spearing fallen horseman.
Reverse inscription: No lettering on flan.

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Hertfordshire
District: North Hertfordshire
To be known as: Ashwell

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]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 21st October 2004
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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