NARC-78BA12: Roman coin: copper alloy nummus, CONSECRATIO altar issue

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-78BA12

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

Late Roman coin: copper alloy radiate, struck after the death of Claudius II (AD 268-270), CONSECRATIO votive altar type, minted c AD 270.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.52 g
Diameter: 20.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 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: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Bust right, unclear
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear, votive altar
Reverse inscription: Illegible [CONSECRATIO]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7866
Four figure Latitude: 52.286612
Four figure longitude: -0.85793
1:25K map: SP7866
1:10K map: SP76NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: Thursday 17th April 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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