NLM-7DA570: Possibly a Roman Nummus of Uncertain Ruler

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Unique ID: NLM-7DA570

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

Possibly a lead Roman Nummus of uncertain Ruler. The reverse is illegible.


This might be a high lead content contemporary copy of a Nummus.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.17 g
Diameter: 12.13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM12683

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Reverse description: Possibly Victory facing left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kirton in Lindsey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: NLM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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