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WMID-D5C846: Roman coin: nummus or radiate (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-D5C846

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

A Roman copper alloy probable radiate or nummi coin of unknown emperor - possibly dating to the period AD 260 to 402 (Reece Period uncertain). Uncertain reverse. Mint unknown. The coin is incomplete and fairly thick, possibly cut down from a larger coin. 

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: 2.5 mm
Weight: 0.96 g
Diameter: 10.1 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: uncertain due to fragmentary nature of the coin
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: uncertain due to fragmentary nature of the coin
Reverse inscription: illegible

Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Bidford-on-Avon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1150
Four figure Latitude: 52.1481791
Four figure longitude: -1.84065755
1:25K map: SP1150
1:10K map: SP15SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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