NARC-B82DC7: Roman coin: copper alloy

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Unique ID: NARC-B82DC7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A heavily corroded copper alloy late Roman nummus. The coin is covered in green corrosion product, and as such no detail is discernible. Nonetheless, its size and material date it to the 4th century AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 300
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd March 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Steven Ashby
Identified by: Dr Steven Ashby

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Rothersthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7156
Four figure Latitude: 52.19767149
Four figure longitude: -0.96262933
1:25K map: SP7156
1:10K map: SP75NW
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: NARC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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