LEIC-344086: Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-344086

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus, Roma issue, 16mm in diameter, 2mm thick and weighing 1.85 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 330
Date to: AD 335

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.85 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th 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: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: left facing helmeted bust of Roma
Obverse inscription: VRBSROMA

Reverse description: wolf and twins
Reverse inscription: none

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: TR P?

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Claybrooke Magna (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4989
Four figure Latitude: 52.496713
Four figure longitude: -1.27967
1:25K map: SP4989
1:10K map: SP48NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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