OXON-BB4042: Roman coin: radiate or nummus of unclear emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-BB4042

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

An incomplete and extremely worn Roman copper alloy radiate or nummus of unclear emperor dating to AD 260 to 402. Unclear reverse type, unclear mint. The coin is missing several large chips along one half of its circumference.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th June 2021 - Tuesday 31st August 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OMS receipt 2566

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)
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Great Faringdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2894
Four figure Latitude: 51.64410719
Four figure longitude: -1.59674678
1:25K map: SU2894
1:10K map: SU29SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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