NARC-3CDACD: NARC-3CDACD : Nummus : Unclear Emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-3CDACD

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

An incomplete copper alloy Nummus of Uncertain Emperor (AD 296-402). Unclear reverse type, depicting a standing figure. Unclear mint.

Length: 20.81mm, Width: 14.65mm, Thickness: 1.50mm, Weight: 1.2g

The coin is missing all outer edges.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 296
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.81 mm
Width: 14.65 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head/bust right
Obverse inscription: [???]S[???]

Reverse description: Standing figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
District: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Barston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2178
Four figure Latitude: 52.39961554
Four figure longitude: -1.6927813
1:25K map: SP2178
1:10K map: SP27NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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