LEIC-C76936: Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-C76936

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus, 17mm in diameter, 1.5mm thick and weighing 1.30grams. The reverse is possibly Securitas?

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 307
Date to: AD 337

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

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: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Constantinople
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: right facing diademed bust
Obverse inscription: not visible

Reverse inscription: standing female figure holding left arm out, possibly holding palm?

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: PCON?

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: Chipping Warden and Edgcote (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5048
Four figure Latitude: 52.128054
Four figure longitude: -1.27102
1:25K map: SP5048
1:10K map: SP54NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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