ESS-197141: ESS-197141 Roman coin: nummus of uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-197141

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy coin. Nummus of uncertain emperor. Reverse type soldier with spear and globe. Minted in London. Die axis 6 o'clock. Diameter 21.55mm, thickness 1.76mm, weight 2.8 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 300
Date to: AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.76 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 21.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

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: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Right facing laureate bust

Reverse description: Soldier with spear and globe

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: PLN

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Polstead CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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