ESS-6F1388: Probable contemporary forgery of a House of Constantine nummus Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-6F1388

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

Mostly illegible copper alloy nummus, probably a forgery of a coin of the House of Constantine.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 294
Date to: AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.51 g
Diameter: 12.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Caroline McDonald
Identified by: Caroline McDonald

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ID 4110

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Sible Hedingham

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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